Last year because of the weather, hay became hard to find around here. We were sweating during January, worried we wouldn't be able to feed our herd. We have just a hair under 50 acres, but it's almost all wooded so not good for hay making (perfect for pigs though!).This year, we are bound and … Continue reading Next to last load
Hoo boy, are they here! It's 90F but feels like 98F today!
I made it a goal two weeks ago to read more books (especially fiction - I love good fiction!). I ran across this book on Amazon and ordered it immediately. I love anything to do with teaching, and this book didn't disappoint. It's a quick read at just under 300 pages. I took it with … Continue reading “The Unteachables”
I love the beautiful view from my porch today...flowers, a calming waterfall, colorful fish, and chickens enjoying some watermelon! I love working from home. I get to sit here on my porch and enjoy all of this while completing annual teacher training online. It's so peaceful!
Dear Gramma, Today was my first day back for the new school year. I got up, did all the things I do on the first teacher day back, and when I finished, I was so lost. I realize now that you were such an integral part of my daily life and of my routines. It … Continue reading First day back (so hard)
My mother-in-law and father-in-law brought me a box of tomatoes from down on the river over a week ago. The box has been setting on my kitchen table the entire week. I felt guilty every time I looked at it, knowing that the tomatoes were going to get so ripe if I didn't do something … Continue reading Spaghetti sauce (oh so easy!)
Take one minute to watch this video; it will touch your heart! Gramma Izzie always helped feed others; everyone knew you wouldn't leave her house hungry! She also often bought groceries for families she knew were struggling or on hard times. Today, I donated to this cafeteria lady's Go Fund Me campaign in Gramma's memory. … Continue reading Donating in memory of Gramma Izzie