Monthly Archives: February 2018

Sometimes Life is a Beach

For as long as I can remember, deep in the winter months and moving towards spring, I am subjected to the depths of despair. Also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a type of depression that comes and goes … Continue reading

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Judith and Jess Got Married

I met Judith when she scheduled a session with me when I was a practicing Reiki Master and Spiritual Counselor.  After about a year we came to the conclusion that we also wanted to be friends.  And so our friendship … Continue reading

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Clean is a Beautiful Thing

It’s a beautiful day today on the farm.  The geese, ducks and chickens couldn’t get out of the coop fast enough.  The goats are meandering around the front pasture, and the alpacas are doing the same in the back pasture.  … Continue reading

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Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Even on a cloudy day one can appreciate that the sun is still up there shining it’s warmth and light on the earth.  I’m like a tulip that puts herself to bed in the waning daylight hours, reawakening at morning’s … Continue reading

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Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

I came home after work last night (I hesitate to call it work because working at the library is a dream job) to find hubby in the kitchen making my dinner.  After a kiss and a hug, I looked past … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover

I was going to continue this wonky old farmhouse makeover by painting the living room, but decided that since my kitchen is part way there, I might as well get on with it.  A good friend of mine, while visiting … Continue reading

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Chicken Keeping 101

It always brings a smile to my face when I head out on a cold winter morning, hands full with baking pans full of hot oatmeal and salad greens, to let the chickens, ducks and geese out of the coop.  … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

My husband thinks that Valentine’s Day is just another day for the flower, chocolate and card companies to rake in cash.  I wonder if that’s why Saint Valentine was martyred?      His wife didn’t appreciate his indifference. I don’t … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner

After an already full morning of chores – feeding, watering and cleaning up after 48 chickens, 13 ducks and two geese; feeding, watering and cleaning up after five rabbits; filling all the bird and suet feeders around the farm; and … Continue reading

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Reading by the Fire

Ahhhh . . . Sunday.  While I still have to be up early to do chores, which I’m sure my chickens, ducks and geese appreciate, it’s still a day to do whatever I feel like doing.  I’m sitting by a roaring … Continue reading

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