Monthly Archives: March 2012

If I had a Million (give or take 640) Dollars…

Mega Millions has become the new March Madness. Everywhere on radio, tv, internet and newspapers is talk about how big the jackpot is now, or how the odds of winning it are as tiny as the odds of meeting a sweet, cute Country … Continue reading

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If you give a kid a camera

[editor’s note: Zoe’s school has been doing a nature photo competition all year to celebrate one of their teacher’s going to Antarctica on a research expedition. The following are some of the images she’s captured with my nice, big, expensive, … Continue reading

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How you can have a chance of showers on a sunny day

This was a typical scene over the last week. Me: Here comes Riley. You may want to watch out. Girls: Weren’t you just playing fetch with him? Me: Yep, but he took a detour. Girls: He’s looking pretty damp. Did he … Continue reading

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A Grave Matter

The weather has been beautiful this week, and I have been stuck inside for way too much of it. I think God was sending me a message to get outside when, after sitting at my desk for hours I finally realized … Continue reading

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My own personal boot camp

 The last 15 months has been filled with the strangest weather patterns we’ve seen in Ohio. Last winter was one of the top in snowfall for the area. We’re talking 6-8″ of fresh snow every few days. The state legislature … Continue reading

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Takin’ care of business

When Riley first came to the farm, we somehow got caught up using euphemisms when talking about him…well…using the bathroom. I didn’t want to say “poop” all of the time, especially because I didn’t want the girls saying it just … Continue reading

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At least there are no words wasted…

Approximately five hours and twelve minutes in the car, round trip. About four hours at the meeting they’re headed to today. All of that time within an arm’s length of his two brothers. And, without a doubt, the answer to any … Continue reading

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