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Winter Views (Nearly Wordless Wednesday).

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Chicks.

I now belong to a chicken coalition. Three of us flocked together, put all out seed money into one cup, and placed a big order for day-old chicks. We purchased Buff Orpingtons, a great dual-purpose, heavy breed that does well … Continue reading

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Quotable Sunday. Where Health Care Should Begin.

“Our primary health care should begin on the farm and in our hearts, and not in some laboratory of the biotech and pharmaceutical companies.” ― Gary Hopkins

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The Wood Stove. (Pioneer Woman)

In the 6th through 9th grades, I belonged to a scouting organization called Pioneer Girls. I still remember the theme song: Pioneers who crossed the prairies In the days of wagon trains Pressing on with strength of purpose Scaled the … Continue reading

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Friday Poetry 2.

Excerpt from “Bee-Master,” by Victoria Sackville-West Forget not bees in winter, though they sleep. For winter’s big with summer in her womb, And when you plant your rose-trees, plant them deep, Having regard to bushes all aflame, And see the … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To The Farm.

Hello again, all. I know… I know… It has been far too long since I’ve posted here, and yes, I acknowledge that it’s all my fault. Some things had to give, and sadly this was one of them. But I’m … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Hayloft.

I can do a lot of stuff on my own. A lot. I didn’t get to where I am today by depending upon others for help. All through school, I would beg and cajole my teachers until they would let … Continue reading

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Windows On My World.

Someone literary once said, “The eyes are the windows of the soul.” Maybe, it was Shakespeare. Maybe, it was someone else — but no matter. The words are true. When speaking of houses in the same terms, it stands to … Continue reading

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Friday Poetry.

I have been busy packing up the excess stuff at our house in order to make it more desireable to prospective buyers. I found this small poem tucked inside a sewing magazine down in the studio. I wrote it in … Continue reading

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My Book Has Arrived.

Fantasy has become reality. Last fall a book publisher I had (honestly) never heard of called Adams Media contacted me about writing for a project they were working on called, “Honey Crafting.” That’s right up my alley. I looked up … Continue reading

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