I was in my home office just a little bit ago, finishing an end of year parent/teacher conference with a student and parent, when I looked out my office window. I immediately noticed Luci under the trampoline, murdering playing with something that looked to be larger than a mouse. I ran outside to see what … Continue reading Saved from the mouth of Luci(fer) herself!
From our family to your family, Happy Thanksgiving! Janeesa, Teddy, Morgan, Sahara, Jake, Jeannettea, and Ted
...every spring. That's how long I spend testing students, grades three through eight, and all because the state requires these tests. I won't get on that soapbox though. This is just a quick excuse post to let you know that testing wraps up this week, and I have tons of pictures and blog posts to … Continue reading Four testing weeks…
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,200 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 53 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading 2015 in review
WordPress sent me a report today with all kinds of information for my blog today. I was AMAZED at what I found on there. For instance, I have readers in 11 countries. ELEVEN COUNTRIES!!! Wow!!! The top three countries for the past year reading my blog about my little farm were the United States, New … Continue reading Top 10 Posts of 2014 for Striving Acres
This week, I'm spotlighting Uncle Jed's Sweet Heat Mustard Sauce which is made by Jed and Cheryl Kearns. They started making this delicious sauce over five years ago and gave away many jars to both family and friends. When Cheryl retired to be Nana (grandma), she started wondering if perhaps they could sell it. This … Continue reading Local farmer spotlight
A new booth popped up at the local Farmers' Market a couple of weeks ago, and it has something that has never been seen there before - buckets and buckets full of gorgeous fresh cut flowers for every room in your home! Buckeye Community Services is building a business where local developmentally disabled adults can … Continue reading Fresh flowers, anyone?