Tag Archives: central Illinois

A Happy new home

Monday was a big day for our Happy.After the Nativity fiasco in December, Pig-Farmer questioned my ability to get Happy to load in the trailer.  Especially, if Happy had any clue that he was going to the veterinarian’s to get castrated….  … Continue reading

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Coffee on the bridge, anyone?

So, I really wanted to park on the Coplin Bridge and drink my coffee this morning. Would anyone be able to blame me? Friends, I hope you see a beautiful image this week!

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Soul Sunday

Everyone needs a place where their soul finds peace.  Since Pig-Farmer’s schedule and the budget isn’t allowing for my derriere to be seated pool- or beach-side, with a fruity drink in my hand, I am lucky to have the river … Continue reading

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Winter in Illinois can challenge a person to look a little harder for nature’s beauty.  Luckily, I got to see and photograph this sunset. A walk in the timber, overlooking the Kaskaskia River, rarely disappoints, too. Plus, the energy exerted … Continue reading

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Fall foliage walk-about

Well, sort of.  I mean, it is definitely fall and there is definitely foliage. However, much of it is still green. I’m not complaining.  I will take the beautiful weather we’ve been having as long as God lets it stick … Continue reading

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If I were an artist,

working in oils or water-colors, or maybe pastel chalk, I would name these pictures. Delicate Morning sun Breakfast Details Jewels Reaching Waiting At Peace May you see God’s artistry around you.

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Photo Friday ~ August 28, 2015

Hope you are Queen / King of your hill this weekend, friends.

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Photo Friday ~ July 24, 2015

Here’s a sample of life around the 5 acres this week:   Happy weekend, friends!!!

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Crop dusting

When crops get too big to bring equipment into the field without damaging them or when field condition are too wet for working, there is another option available to farmers, crop dusting.  Pesticides and fungicides can be applied aerially.  I … Continue reading

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Photo Friday ~ July 17, 2015

Just because my sons are 23 and 20 doesn’t mean we don’t have Nerf swords at the ready! Her dragon(fly) … Finally, the weather has cooperated and I had some good work time in the Pumpkin Patch. In the goat … Continue reading

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