I'm proud of where I grew up and where I'm from still. There's something about growing up Appalachian that prepares us for anything life can throw at us. We have a culture like no other, and I keep my heart and soul rooted in it. This article I just read in Appalachian Magazine speaks to … Continue reading Appalachian Proud
We're cleaning the chicken coop right now, and we're past the physical part I do... ..so I corralled the gang out of the coop into a small area so they would be out from underfoot but still have a birds eye view (Ha!) of all the action. This is Ted's fun now (he loves playing … Continue reading Favorite past time
As I was taking Jake to school yesterday morning, I caught sight of Bessie with her tail standing straight out. I slammed on the brakes and yelled, "What's that cow doing???!?" We watched a minute, and Jake said, "Awww, she's just poopin', Mom." And she was...but as I stared intently at her rear end, I … Continue reading Gramma got her wish!!!
Good mornin', America; how are ya? Know your food; know your farmer!
Ted was dragging the driveway when something in the pasture caught his eye. He investigated, and he couldn't believe what he found (and that the cattle never are it!)! He brought it home, and it's decorating the front porch for fall!
So last week, I shared that I was gearing up to do a very important (to me) thing, and I was nervous about it. I'm still waiting to see what happens as a result of doing the very important thing, and it's all I can think about! I am proud of myself though; I was … Continue reading I did the important thing
My hair looked thin and dry and frizzy. All I could do was put it in a bun or a braid or a ponytail. I felt like my hair made me look old. I've resisted cutting it short for years, but it was time. I stopped dying it this past January when I turned 45, … Continue reading I cut it off!