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10 year olds still can be silly-sometimes…

  I don’t know if it was more her age or entering public school-or both, but Hannah has spent a lot of this last year struggling with just letting her own-self shine through. After Christmas, we started seeing more of it, and then throughout the spring, a bit...

Peaceful.

  This is one of the many sunsets I have seen while walking back from putting the hens and Cooper up for the evening. This Autumn I have worked really hard to become a coffee drinker so I can last a little longer outdoors when the air is cold… just to enjoy...

Changing seasons.

I have said it before, but I love this time of year. Even though I dread the cold of winter, I thoroughly enjoy this time of year. Soup and fresh bread tastes better, an occasional pie in the oven, the crunchy leaves under foot, the garden cleaned up for the winter,...

Alli’s day(s).

Well, actually, we celebrated Monday evening and bits throughout today. Matheau was going to be out of town today (Tuesday) so we thought we would just start early. We did enjoy cake with pink frosting and Hannah and Allison decorated her cake together. We also had...

Names…

What name do you go by most?Last weekend, Alli brought me a picture she had drawn. Above each of the people she had written an initial for who they were, then at the top of the page she wrote our names. She apologized to me for not knowing how to spell my real name....

Happy thoughts.

There are days that when I get up, I am just a bit anxious about life and I have a hard time settling down into our normal pattern for the day. Some times I just need to take a walk to pick some flowers from the garden.   A few moments alone to gather my thoughts and...