Monthly Archives: December 2011

Parallels

We have three four-legged members of the family, Spike, Ike and Donny. Please note that I had nothing to do with the naming of the mules. Actually, the Country Boy didn’t either. All three were named before they joined us. … Continue reading

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Buck Beard

n. Facial hair growth begun the first day of deer hunting season and not shaved until buck is taken. Supposedly brings good luck to hunter. Known to bring back luck to spouse of said hunter in terms of scratches received … Continue reading

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Taking out the trash

I have a saying that I use when I am trying to make a point to someone if I think they need to refocus on the important things in their lives. “Time to take out the trash,” I tell them. … Continue reading

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Speechless

I lost it. No, not my marbles – although half of the time I think I’ve lost those, too. It usually happens around the time that I think I know how to handle the mules. Not my temper. At least … Continue reading

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The invisible woman

I am sure that I am not alone. Across the country there are many wives who have become widowed by the call of the wild. Whose husbands sit for so long in high deer stands that you start to consider … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

Earlier this week, lollipopyarn nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award. I felt like Sally Field at first (“You like me. You REALLY like me…”). Then I realized that more people than just my Mom are reading this – even … Continue reading

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What I learned in the last few days

I never cease to be amazed and what I can learn living on the farm. For example, I learned: That Country Boy was speaking the truth when he told me that the mules can be put back into their stalls … Continue reading

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