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April 15, 2019

Fear.  

Merriam-Webster definition: an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger

What is the most recent example of when you were afraid to do something - and then did it anyways? 

Think: giving a presentation, learning a new skil...

April 12, 2019

It finally happened - Junior the bulldog met the herd!

I was so nervous for this to happen.

Every evening I take the bulldogs for a walk around the farm.  When the cows came to the farm late January, I did not walk the dogs near the pasture.  Then we had all the snow and...

April 8, 2019

It IS here.  I am almost afraid to believe it.  I did not think this particular winter would ever come to an end.

How did you cope with it?  It is a worthy exercise to contemplate how you survived, even thrived through the grueling winter season of 2018/19.

For myse...

March 29, 2019

Every evening around 5 pm my husband and I go to the pasture and spend time with the herd. 

We hand feed them apple treats, fill their water, throw out new hay and then we sit down and watch.  It is a peaceful, wonderful time for all of us!   

Recentl...

March 25, 2019

Last week I was in an automobile accident.  

I was in my Suburban, crossing the intersection on a green light when a vehicle appeared in my right peripheral vision.  I slammed on my brakes.  The impact was sudden, my air bag deployed and now I have questions....

March 20, 2019

Today I am writing about staying 'hip' regarding 

technology -

keep reading!

I just posted in my Instagram account - yes I have an Instagram account and am extremely proud of that!  Just 3 months ago I did NOT have an Instagram account and was intimidated by the very tho...

March 15, 2019

This morning I used a whole tanker truck of water - just me!

I filled up two big pails with water for my dogs. 

I took a shower and did laundry.  I washed my dishes (by hand - ugh!).

I made coffee with 12 cups of water  and drank 3 glasses by breakfast.

I watered my...

March 11, 2019

Why?  Simple: you deserve them.

You deserve flowers because it is Monday.  Because you woke up today.  

It does not matter who gave them to you – get over it and buy some flowers for yourself!

There is something very powerful about looking at fresh flowers on yo...

March 8, 2019

There are several groupings of items that bring me joy every single time I see them throughout the day. 

These are small areas that reflect my personal style and passions, the flavor of our farm, have deep meaning because they were gifts or special memories.

Snapshot #1...

March 6, 2019

Henrietta Ruth Buchholz. 

I have wanted to write a tribute to my mother for a while - it is harder (emotionally) than I anticipated.

In terms of 'love languages' my mother showed her love by 'acts of service.'  I am a 'words of gratitude and love' language myself, a...

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