Fires!

I haven't had a chance to write for a couple of days.  I apologize! We have had a very - interesting - July 4th holiday. Saturday Brian and I went into town to see a movie.  This doesn't happen very often, maybe once or twice a year.  As we were walking out, it looked smoky …

Boys and their toys

Don't you just love them? Brian has been (drooling) wanting a ceramic grill (like the Big Green Egg) for many years, but I just couldn't justify the price tag.  So last week when I found a different version (The Pit Boss) for a LOT less, I decided to get him one for his birthday.  It …

Turn on a dime

You have heard that old saying, turn on a dime? Well today was like that, but who is kidding who?  Most days are like that! Brian and Shana were both gone today, so it was just me, the puppy dogs, the not-so-feral cat, and the chickens.  Easy, huh?  Well not so much. Start out by …

Reset

Every day is a new day.  Good thing! Today was another day of chores, errands, a trip into town with the traffic and time obligations, more chores, then make dinner. Then there are the things that don't quite fit in.  That's ok.  Just let it roll off. Every day is a new day! Drop off …

No slow time

When you think of a peaceful country life, you think of taking things at your own pace.  At least I did! I thought of this peaceful life in the country, doing some cooking, some gardening, taking some walks.  Maybe go for a ride on our quads... Well maybe someday! I love my life, but the …