Tag Archives: Illinois Country Living

Photo Friday ~ November 13, 2015

Sights from my kitchen deck this week: (Sorry for the really grainy image. Maybe Santa will bring me a super zoom lens for Christmas!) View from my drive to work: Wondering what is around the bend this weekend?  I hope … Continue reading

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Garden walk

Normally, July in Illinois is not a rainy month.  Hot & humid, yes.  Wet, no. Normally, we are wanting a good rain.  Not so much this year.   I am thankful my gardening is done predominantly as a hobby and … Continue reading

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Photo Friday ~ June 26, 2015

Rain – Puddles – Mud – Weeds – Flooding – Swampy – Tropical The prettiest view on my little farm. The garden with my ornamental corn is saturated.  I hope some of it survives.  It is getting tall.  Better to … Continue reading

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Piglets were born 2/25/15

After getting snow, snow and some more snow, it is nice to have something that feels like spring. The pastels of yesterday’s sunrise were a beauty to behold. Farm babies feel like spring. Being born is hard work.  These babies … Continue reading

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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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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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A link to work

One of the responsibilities that I love most about my job is that I get to contribute to our publication’s monthly news.  Our electric cooperative has a newsletter insert (Shelby News) into the monthly, statewide magazine, Illinois Country Living.  I … Continue reading

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