Monthly Archives: October 2011

So that’s what they mean by horse power…

Saturday morning. No kids activities. No Amish guy helping with the fence. No place to be until the afternoon. I knew that Country Boy could sleep in until 9 and have a nice relaxing breakfast, but then he’d feel conflicted … Continue reading

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The sickness test

Ok, so it wasn’t really a “test” but it was the first time I’d been down and out for the count since coming to the farm. It started Wednesday. I was feeling odd (stop that snickering, family members, I am … Continue reading

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What it’s like to be a VIP in Country Boy’s world

This was in the mail yesterday: Actually, it wasn’t really IN the mail because it was too big for the mailbox. Plus, considering it is a hardback book, the mailman couldn’t exactly bend it to make it fit. So, it was wrapped in … Continue reading

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Open the door slowly just so you aren’t suprised…

That’s what Curtis said on the phone with me this morning when I was heading out to water and feed the mules on my own. Not exactly what I was hoping to hear but I’ve heard worse (like that phone … Continue reading

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Wishful thinking after a long week

I had a dream last night that we lived in a beautiful castle. It had a drawbridge over a moat. It had battlements for the knights to keep watch. It had a stable for the mules and a garden (hopefully NOT … Continue reading

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Hungry Mules + Broken Fence + Neighbors Garden = Trouble

The call came just as I was walking out of my office to pick up the girls from school. “The neighbor called,” was the first thing Curtis said. “One of the mules is loose and in the other neighbor’s garden. When … Continue reading

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What my life has become…

Do I need to say more? PS – I know that mules are horses aren’t totally alike, but I couldn’t find a Mules for Dummies book and I need to start somewhere.

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