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The Learning Years

To quote a FaceBook post I saw this morning, “Those who say it can’t be done should get out-of-the-way of those who are doing it.” From our experience, we have had to deal with those Negative Nellies who tell us … Continue reading

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Where were you when the world stopped turning?

“Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day?” sings Alan Jackson. Today has been one of reflection on those moments that forever leave their mark on your soul. I remember exactly where I was that morning. Just … Continue reading

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In 30 days…

“30 days hath September… April, June and November…” I remember sitting with Grandma on the window seat in the farm-house, looking out to the eastern field, as she recited this mnemonic poem over and over to me until I learned … Continue reading

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Wishing for Fall

I am wishing for fall so badly that I got excited over dry leaves…but the day turned out hot and sunny, over 100° and smacking of summer. I should have known by the reflection that it wasn’t quite here yet…

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Tallow Time

I just finished rendering out batch #2 of beef fat to make tallow. Two down, two to go. The first batch was my learning curve. I realize now I could have rendered so much more if I had ground the … Continue reading

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Angel Biscuits

It seems only fitting that after a post of devils in eggs, I should have a post about angels in biscuits. This morning I needed a lift, and fresh biscuits warm from the oven, bathed with butter and smothered in … Continue reading

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The Devil is in the Eggs

Today was a ‘potluck’ at work. Not that it was really luck. With so few of us we tend to assign dishes rather than having our luck be full of dessert and no real food. So while I was assigned … Continue reading

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Empty Vessels

“She considers a field and buys it; From her earnings she plants a vineyard.” Proverbs 31:16 And from her harvest, she puts ahead for the future…

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In the beginning…my history, part 1

I wasn’t born on a farm. I wasn’t raised in the country. Truth be told: I was raised in the ‘burbs. Yup. A bona fide tract house in a middle class neighborhood. As kids, we used to go visit Grandma … Continue reading

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