Category Archives: Homestead Happenings

Technology is the BOMB!

We have all experienced it – that sense of elation when technology does something amazing.  Maybe it was the first glimpse of recording your own movies or seeing television in 3-D.  Perhaps it was new medical technology that saved the … Continue reading

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I’ll take Garden Fresh!

This is the second year with our small, organic garden. Last year our schedule kept us from spending much time with the garden and our yield was minimal. This summer we have been able to give it a little more … Continue reading

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JUST-A-SWINGIN’!

Fewer things in life bring as much pleasure as relaxing in a swing. The gentle back and forth sway let the cares of life just flow away. Maybe that’s why children do “happy” so much better than adults. Earlier this … Continue reading

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The Procrastination Cure?

Some of my favorite childhood memories are from when I was 8 to 12 years old. My sister, two years my junior, our neighborhood friend, sandwiched between us in age, and I loved to play “olden days”, especially on snow … Continue reading

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From 0 to 60 in 4.5 Days! (the end -NO- The Beginning!)

Saturday: Open for Business. Saturday dawned bright sunny. Allie woke us up at 7:00a.m. but I managed to stay in bed until 8:30a.m. Greg loaded the freezer system on the boat, and did the decorating while I ran back to … Continue reading

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From 0 to 60 in 4.5 Days! (part 2)

Wednesday:  I had a previous commitment to talk about adoption in the Health classes at one of the local high schools. (That was an awesome experience I can blog about later.) It was an all day commitment, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ahhh….Sunday Mornings!

  Sunday mornings are so relaxing. It is such a joy to spend the morning in prayer and praise as I get ready for church. Hah! If you have children and you attend a worship service, it is probably anything … Continue reading

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