Back Again!

I just keep disappearing. 🙂 Actually, I’m going to blame it on my laptop. It’s been quite a while since my laptop worked properly. First, it was the battery. My beloved bought a new one, but it was an off brand, and it only held a charge for 20 minutes – less time than the […]

{p,h,f,r} Is This Winter?

{pretty} What, you don’t think rusty bolts are pretty? 🙂 Actually, here’s something I’ve been considering today: Ask anybody doing truly creative work and they’ll tell you the truth: They don’t know where the good stuff comes from.  They just show up to do their thing.  Every day. (Steal Like an Artist) This is how […]

An Agricultural Mystery

Our chickens stopped laying.  They went from thirty a day to four literally overnight.  We did have one quite cool day, but that couldn’t have sent them into a molt already, could it?  If not, and I think not, where are the other 26 eggs?  We were kind of counting on eggs till September, the […]

There She Blows!

I spy my handsome man, coming home from mowing the fields for the cows, and just in time for lunch! I spy our tractor tire, blown apart, wobbling off the rim. The tractor is out of commission until we get the tire fixed. Poor Dave. It hits a man hard when his tractor goes down. […]

Happy, Happy, Happy

Ah, I am a fickle thing, prone to wide swings of emotion.  This week started off just terribly.  I found out a child had only been pretending to do his school work.  My van ended up in the shop for $2500 in repairs.  And I’ve otherwise just been feeling tense and – immobilized.  Like I’m […]