Tag Archives: Old black lab

Yesterday took the best of me and spit it out.

Defeated. That’s how I felt when I went to bed. You see, my big, old, loving, faithful assistant, Hunter, died yesterday. I knew it was coming. We were able to keep him at home. He died in the barn, close … Continue reading

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Dog Days of August

This has pretty much been the forecast for every day this week:   Hi 94°   Low 73° with heat index of 100+ degrees. I’m sorta wishing we were investing in a swimming pool instead of fence and pasture. I know I won’t mean … Continue reading

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Sundays should be for slowing down …

and puttering. And church. I admit, I didn’t really want to leave home and go, but I’m glad I did. First, I enjoyed the the early morning with coffee in an adorable mug: The goats showed me how to enjoy … Continue reading

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Noises in the country

The other morning, Hunter, the big black lab, and I drove over to Mom’s farm to weed in the pumpkin patch. After close to an hour of bending over, pulling weeds, I heard something scream. I realized it was the … Continue reading

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A beautiful Monday

This morning’s 5:30 sunrise is the new header for my blog page.  It was a good start for a Monday morning.  If the sun would rise this early in the winter, I think I could get up easier on winter mornings! … Continue reading

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