Tag Archives: friends

Beautiful subject – beautiful day – beautiful focus

Sunshine, puffy clouds on a blue background, friends, farm animals …. adorableness.  {Sigh}  Although I love the subject of the photos, and I missed her sister not being present, and I caught many great snapshots, something about the profile shots … Continue reading

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Faith ~ Family ~ Friends

A 20th birthday and Easter – what a wonderful way to spend a weekend. We have been able to celebrate Easter with three extended families and our church. Friends have visited. Everyone loves a baby goat kid. Poor little Gonzo wasn’t getting … Continue reading

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The bad (down to 12) and the good

The runt did not survive.    Sunday, I was still hoping.  Monday, I started to face the facts.  Tuesday, reality.  So, there is that.  Just make the coffee and carry on. Monday, I had the opportunity to speak at our … Continue reading

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Monster Cookies

I have to do something different! I don’t want to report on the winter weather and its horrific winter-ness. A good friend had suggested a while ago that I blog my Monster Cookie recipe. (Thank you, Cathy.) I finally remembered … Continue reading

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Photo Friday Slid into Saturday

Some fun photos taken in between (really) cold snaps: I got to have lunch with a good friend yesterday. 🙂 Should have had someone take our picture… Meanwhile, back at the barn: Keep the faith.  Spring really is coming.  At least … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

how yummy are your branches! Thanks to my dear friends that recycled their Christmas tree … my goats have had a delightful snack today: Hi there, big ol’ black dog. Let me tell ya a secret, I don’t think you’ll … Continue reading

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Independence Day!

Independence Day … perfect timing, I guess for a gal that just became “liberated” from her career. It still hasn’t sunk in. I’m still thinking like an employee. Yesterday afternoon, as I made fruit pizza for a get-together with friends, … Continue reading

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Stupid things I do to myself ~

This week has been full of ’em. Tuesday evening I was waiting on my son to get ready to leave for Awards Night.  He didn’t want to get there “too” early.  I am in a constant state of can’t-get-enough-done right … Continue reading

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Spinning, spinning … breathe!

I have increasingly been finding myself with this image in my head: While listening to voice mails at work yesterday, I did a quick, incomplete, sketch of my plates and came up with 18 plates I try to keep spinning … just at … Continue reading

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Little Treats

What a lovely idea!  Sometimes you just can’t alter the big picture, but maybe there are little treats to enjoy along the way. I enjoy my Mary Engelbreit daily calendar on my desk with its bright, cheery pictures and quotes. … Continue reading

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