Tag Archives: Illinois summer

Photo Friday ~ July 24, 2015

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

Posted in Berkshire Pigs, Country Living, Happy the donkey, Photo Friday, Polled Herefords | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments


It may be a strangely rainy summer for central Illinois … with a high of only 64 degrees predicted for today. It may not be the summer for bumper crops and beautiful vegetable gardens. It is, however, just another day in paradise! Especially when compared … Continue reading

Posted in Country Living, Positive Thinking | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

It’s August!

 Where have I been?  What have I been doing?  Where has summer gone?   It’s August!!   Does that answer those questions for anyone else?  Does August always hold a feeling of a bit of panic, even when you are … Continue reading

Posted in Berkshire Pigs, Boer Goats, Country Living, Friends and Family, Happy the donkey, Polled Herefords, Positive Thinking, Pumpkin Patch, Work/Career | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Pumpkin Pie’s Day for Exploring

Curiosity finally got to her. What, exactly, is on the other side of the paddock fence? Oh…I can go right in through the opening at the end?  Who knew!?   And the other side?  Has more …. pasture!  Fine, fine … Continue reading

Posted in Country Living, Positive Thinking | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments