Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ultimate Minority: A Farmer

Originally posted on oregongreen:
I am a minority, not because I am women or a proud card-carrying member of the Cherokee nation. I am a farmer.  Less than 2% of the US population have my livelihood. That’s less than the…

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Sunday Serenity

I am wishing for some Sunday Serenity today, but it’s not going to happen.  The past week and a half has been busy on the farm, planting corn and soybeans.  The weather has cooperated so everyone is working full-force to … Continue reading

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Poverty Lessons

“I am sick and tired of all the people in the United States that live off the government.  They are lazy and just want a free hand-out.  Why can’t they just get a job and work like the rest of … Continue reading

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Share Your World 2013 Week 20

Share Your World – 2013 Week 20 Click on the link if you want to join in! Do you like winter, or not, and why? At this time of the year, it’s easy to say NO, because spring is so … Continue reading

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Anna and Martha

My Grandmother, Anna, was born in 1900.  She had  lovely red hair.   Her identical twin sister, Martha, looked so much like her that I grew up thinking I had two paternal grandmothers.  The sisters were close and much alike … Continue reading

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After my mom passed away in 2005,  we were sorting through her things and I found a book that I had given her for Mother’s Day.  It was called “Harvest of Bittersweet” by Pat Leimbach, who was a farm wife … Continue reading

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Sunday Serenity

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Party On Ruth!

According to WordPress,  I have been writing this blog for one year!  They sent me an anniversary card (of sorts).  Just goes to show how much attention I am paying. It has taken me awhile to get the hang of … Continue reading

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