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New Year, new challenges 

Here in the South we don’t get the beautiful fluffy white stuff very often. So, this the first week of the New Year brought our first winter storm. The major challenge that we faced was that this is  our first winter in our new house, on our new property and it’s like breaking in a…

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Something to cry about 

Today as I walked through the churchyard, two things caught my attention: a beaten up metal ironing board twisted and discarded near a freshly covered burial site and a white beaten up, rusted pickup truck slowly driving down the church road towards me. I moved over to let it pass, the driver kept motioning for…

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One month ago… 

We have officially been in the new house for one month. Farm life if you can call it that because we have yet to purchase any live stock, is very different from what we’re used to. For one thing, you have to get to work right away when you wake up. There’s no sipping coffee…

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New Saturday routine 

Saturday’s are going to look a lot different for us now that we have a little property to tend to. Today started out with almost 2 hours of watering and trying up the yard, which my son declared was ” not ready for a party.” At any rate, I trudged on and decorated the porch….

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Table for two…

As I was preparing dinner, I looked out my kitchen window to see a bright, lemon yellow male Anerican Goldfinch dining on  my newly setup kitchen feeder. It has the hummingbird feeder on the top, but to my delight the goldfinches love the sunflower seed. Who would have thought? When I went out the back…

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