Tag Archive: rural life

Happy Earth Day!

We’re going solar! And the construction makes a great run-in shed for the sheep, too! We are not up and running yet – we have to wait until final inspection from our electricity… Continue reading

Where the Wild Things Are

Kerry at Loving Hands At Home got me thinking with her lovely post about her affection for her home.  What do I love best about my home?  That it is a place where… Continue reading

Saturday Sunrise

After a week of rain, we are having a gorgeous fall day. Just the thing for the 1 Day 1 World Project’s 7:00 – 8:00 am hour.   I’ve missed a few weeks because… Continue reading

Five Years on the Farm: Taking Stock

In the early 1970s, my husband’s parents built the house we now live in, as a week-end place.  A crew set the pilings, but everything else was done by my in-laws and their… Continue reading

Waltz Across Texas

We love to go to the Sunday evening concerts at a local winery.  Out in the middle of a big field, a couple of hundred people bring in chairs, blankets, and picnics for… Continue reading

Summer Done Right

As soon as school lets out for the summer, my sister and my great-nephew W come for a visit.  We do a little sight-seeing, a little swimming, some chores with the animals, and… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Ducks

Eleven seconds of video, four hours to learn how to get the video off my camera and into this post! I got these ducks a month ago and they have been more fun… Continue reading

Spring on the Farm

Over the last month we have been busy fixing up the house, but it hasn’t been just a “This Old House” marathon.  The animals keep us hopping too. One afternoon, I saw our… Continue reading

Calling 1952

The other day I noticed the dog chewing on some antlers in the yard.  This in itself is not strange, because we have plenty of skulls and antlers around here – hogs, elk,… Continue reading