Why 6 Acre Dream?

So…I promised to post a description of how our little farm found us. Larry and I moved to a lovely arts and crafts styled home in August of 1996. We loved our new house…it faced Clear Lake and had a wonderful and gigantic maple tree in the back yard. Because our dining room chairs were wobbly,Continue reading “Why 6 Acre Dream?”

Why its not so bad to grow older….

  Over half a century has slipped through my hands and I have discovered something amazing. I am happier today than I was as a young person. WAY happier. So, I get tired easier.  I can’t lift the large boxes that I used to haul around easily. It’s often a challenge to keep up withContinue reading “Why its not so bad to grow older….”

Is it worth it to share ice cream with a toddler?

Last weekend I watched the four Grandkids while Mom and Dad went to a schwanky restaurant.  The older ones suggested ice cream after dinner and it seemed like a good idea. Penelope even brought a step-stool to the freezer in case Grandma wasn’t sure where to go. We enjoyed a lovely after dinner snack, PenelopeContinue reading “Is it worth it to share ice cream with a toddler?”

Jumping into the Deep End….

So…a girl from the 20th century takes a stab at the 21st…Here goes! Bits and pieces from recent pinterest boards- Organization: Found these wonderful little chalkboard labels at Walmart the other day. They are so pretty on the mason jars in my pantry (black beans, spices whatever) but they translate well to my sewing studio basketsContinue reading “Jumping into the Deep End….”

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