Valentine’s Day Should Be Every day! Yes every day, but I am not talking about chocolates and flowers. I was raised in the Catholic Church so I am always fascinated about Saints and their heroism. I looked at a few accounts of Saint Valentine. The one element that stands out is that he was fierce… Continue reading All You Need Is Love!
One of my favorite Beatles songs is, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. Just the other day I was singing along and found that the lyrics are similar to what is happening with our acreage. The lyrics talk about seeing love sleep. Through the clouds and the cold that has settled in on our acreage, there… Continue reading While Our Acreage Quietly Sleeps
This year has been one of transition. Our acreage was not very fruitful this year. The missing harvest of fruit helped move us into a mode of clean up and design. We are making plans for a better 2018. My husband and I are coming up on the 21st anniversary of our first date. Pondering… Continue reading Reflections and Pondering 2018
I have my doubts that there are words to describe the solar eclipse, I will do my best! My first recommendation for you is this, if you are ever in the path of a total eclipse or within a reasonable distance of one, give yourself a gift and take it in. It was the best… Continue reading Reflections on the Solar Eclipse of 2017
It’s finally here! The long anticipated total eclipse of 2017. As we prepare for this, I am taking in the beauty of our corner of the world. This will be the only total eclipse that will happen in our lifetime. We have set aside the day to share this together. No matter where you are,… Continue reading Solar Eclipse of 2017: Two Sunsets in One Day!
This time of the year brings mixed emotions. School will begin soon. This year, it is the last first day of high school for my son. Tissues and tears have already begun to happen. It also means back to routine and that is not all bad. My biological clock says it is time. While I… Continue reading Back to School Are You Ready for a Reset?
When I write about subjects, I often ask myself, how did all of this get started? I looked up the history of county fairs and soon learned that the tradition of a fair began in North America had its beginnings in Windsor, Nova Scotia 1765; it still operates to this day. The first American fair… Continue reading It’s County Fair Time Again!