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August 8, 2014

Well, I missed a week. Technology is my nemesis. I had all the photos chosen and uploaded, the text written, the layout laid out, and the draft saved. Then it got “lost.” Sigh. It didn’t help that my heart was and is really hurting. You see, I also just lost Betty, one...

July 26, 2014

A week of storms and sunshine. The garden is growing, we are enjoying the daily harvest, and haying is done! The animals will eat well this winter, which gives a cozy feeling, even now in these hot, heavy days. It wasn't a great week for photos because I am continually...

July 18, 2014

Happy Summer everyone! I said it last week, and it has certainly been true -- midsummer is here in all it's glory. This was a week of beautiful mornings, warm, lazy afternoons, and long, rosy dusks. Every evening this week I have said, "It really is a perfect summer ev...

July 11, 2014

This week started out steamy. Really steamy. All the rain that fell in June + the first high temperatures of the season made the perfect combination for enjoying iced tea and shade trees. There may have been some afternoon napping as well. There were still a few cool d...

July 9, 2014

When I was growing up we lived in a very small house. I can't remember if I thought is was small, but it was -- especially as the family grew and the house didn't. You could pretty much hear everyone, all the time. It was not a good house for holding secrets. For some...

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My “Little Pasture on the Prairie” started out as a borrowed slip of land and is now it is a full-fledged pasture with a windbreak of elms and fruit trees, a sturdy woven wire fence, and an odd assortment of orphans and vagabonds, most of them wearing wooly suits. There are also cats and chickens running in and out as they please, a milk cow, and two small humans I am lucky to have call me 'Mama.' These are the stories of our adventures -- and misadventures -- in the little pasture, and the joy of waking up every day to the quiet majesty of life on the northern plains.


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