Late Autumn Blessings

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. ~Henry Van Dyke One of my favorite things… autumn. I’m not ready to give up on Thanksgiving decor and autumn colors. This fall scene was set up at the bull sale Cousin T, J and I … Continue reading

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At the Present Time

We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a little joy, then a sorrow, now a sin, then a generous or brave action. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson ¬†(1803-82) Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done and every sunset will see you that much nearer … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the Christmas in the Country Gift Exchange

Today¬†Jamie Rhoades (This Uncharted Rhoade), Laurie Link (COUNTRY LINKed), Erin Mullins (Diaries from the Dirt Road) and I are officially announcing the second annual Christmas in the Country gift exchange! We’re glad you have decided to join up with us and participate in the gift exchange. If this is your second time, welcome back. If it’s your first time, get … Continue reading

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Cold Temps, Calendars, and a Good Read

We are still dealing with arctic weather on the prairie. Last Thursday and Friday it was 10* with no wind; beautiful! I went for a short walk outside and our neighbors horses were along the road. Saturday and Sunday were raw with single digit highs and constant 25-30 mph winds. We saw temps in the mid teens yesterday and it … Continue reading

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Unfolding Our Wings

I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we … Continue reading

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