My Latest Projects

I have been working on a few crafty projects. Kelly at Old Blue Silo shared her latest creative pallet project. I knew it was something I could and wanted do too. J helped me cut the pumpkin shape and I went to painting. I added a bow made out of burlap and I stole the leaves off another piece of decor. It’s … Continue reading

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Dogs and Quotes

I’m not sure where I found this newspaper article that gave “A Few Words of Wisdom,” but it has been taped to the front of my refrigerator long enough to be yellowed. I still like this food for thought. I’ve learned that life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. … Continue reading


Fencing and Water Projects

Friday morning J and I hauled the last load of weed bales; J used them to build a windbreak in the winter pasture. While he was unloading the trailer I strolled down to the dam and took these pictures with my cell phone. That night J and I went into town for the Homecoming High School football game. There were lots … Continue reading


I’m an Objective Thinker

The beautiful horses pictured here belong to a neighbor to the southwest of us. The same neighbor who has dairy cows on the prairie. I mentioned that we went through a DiSC training at the South Dakota Woman in Ag Conference. This was the second time I went through an in-depth assessment. My results from 2003 were very similar to … Continue reading


The Great Journey

There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction. ~Franz Kafka It’s a journey, no one is ahead of you or behind you. You are not more “advanced or less enlightened. You are exactly where you need to be. It’s not a contest. It’s LIFE. We are ALL teachers and we are ALL students. As seen … Continue reading