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Photo Friday ~ August 7, 2015

Friends, I hope you kick this week to the curb and enjoy your weekend!  

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We never know what is possible if we don’t try.

The rains have passed and now the sun + moisture + humidity make it feel like a sauna.  I have never understood why people pay good money to sit in a sauna.  If you grow up on a farm, there … Continue reading

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Here’s to distractions!

It’s that time of year when I can walk out the door, planning to do the chores and find myself distracted by a multitude of tasks.  Everything is turning green!  We are still so very wet.  Soppy, squishy, soaked.  We … Continue reading

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Miracle of miracles

I didn’t have my camera outside with me very much last week; but I did catch an unusual and pretty sunrise. Saturday was a day for pig-work.  The kind of pig-work that made me dread heading out the door.  First, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – March 6, 2015

For today friends, I hope you get satis-traction!

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Pigs and Illinois weather update

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Since my last post, we’ve had more snow: Plus fog and freezing rain.  Notice how the icicles hanging from my front porch frame the top of the picture.  The little mounds in the snow were last year’s pumpkin hills. Then, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – February 13, 2015

 For today friends, make someone laugh!

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Photo Monday

With the holidaze I haven’t hardly been able to keep track of what day it is.  Church yesterday morning and the return of Downton Abbey last night may help me get back on track.  While vegging on the couch, listening … Continue reading

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Crisp, Cold & …. Complacent?

After too many dreary, rainy, cloudy, raw-feeling days, the sun is shining brightly today.  “Out!” I said to the animals.  “Out you go!!”  Yesterday, we opened their gates as the muddy, soft ground was starting to freeze up, making a … Continue reading

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Christmas Season is Here.

Our seasons have shifted.  Not from fall to winter. We, society, have taken it upon ourselves to add a fifth season. Spring – Summer – Fall – Christmas – Winter. I had help taking down my fall decorations. My son, Dakota, … Continue reading

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