Today started at 5:45 a.m. I cleaned the kitchen; afterward we had pumpkin scones for breakfast and then hooked up the dump trailer and headed out to the local gravel pit. Hooking up the dump trailer For folks who have never hauled their own gravel, let me explain the process. We drive our truck and … Continue reading Nine tons but still not done
We've been looking high and low for feeder pigs. Because of COVID19, lots of folks haven't bred their sows around here this year. Meat is being rationed in the grocery stores, and what few feeder pigs there are have been bought up quickly. A friend tagged me in a Facebook post of a woman only … Continue reading Pigs!!!
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I hate that I can't credit the person who originally took this photo, but it's been shared online so many times that I couldn't track the original poster down. I saw it when Tina over at The Rusted Barn shared it on her Facebook page. I think this is such a great gift idea though … Continue reading Dresser to a dollhouse
We both have bifocals now. The difference is that I wear mine 24/7 since picking them up just over a week ago, and Ted "forgets" his constantly even though he's had them for a year. In the photo above, we were at his favorite local Mexican place to eat, and he has the menu that … Continue reading Yep. We got old.
Gramma and I always made a big thing out of buying our flowers for our porches every year. We'd go to several places and make a whole day out of it. As she got older and couldn't stand all day trips, we'd make it a "flower week" and hit a different place each day to … Continue reading Another first without Gramma
My daughter-in-law, Morgan, painted this picture for me! I love it! The little bull in the picture is licking at snowflakes that are falling, and he looks just like our bull, Chip! I think this picture just goes perfectly in my office on the hutch! Morgan has her own business (Playful Fox & Co) and … Continue reading Custom art gift!
We have been married for 28 years today! A friend found these photos (thank you, Johnna!!!) and sent them to me on Facebook; I'm so excited because we have barely any photos from our wedding (that's what happens when you literally run away to elope and then just call everyone you know two days later … Continue reading Happy 28th Anniversary!
Tucked away in the hollers of Minford, Ohio, is a fascinating place called the Christmas Cave. I was able to go last year with Jake and Sahara on a field trip, and we enjoyed it so much we went again on another field trip this year, and this time we took Ted. It's a long … Continue reading The Christmas Cave in Minford, Ohio
I was looking back over my photographs, and then I realized that I completely forgot to post that Noble Farms called us and told us to come down and buy all of that corn if we wanted it! It took us a couple of days of scrambling to figure out where to get a dump … Continue reading Corn, corn, more corn!