Monthly Archives: June 2013

Celebration: Farmer Style

Wednesday was my husband’s birthday.     We usually have a small get-together with our friends on the weekend closest to our birthdays, but this year it didn’t work out and everyone was busy with other committments.  This was birthday … Continue reading

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Oh yes…. I’m the Great Pretender….

Oh yes I’m the great pretender. I have always loved to pretend, and yes, even at the rotten (not really feeling ripe anymore) old age of almost 63 I still pretend. I hope think that’s normal.  In today’s high-tech world … Continue reading

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Picking up Rocks

There have been many articles recently about “helicopter parents”.  Meaning parents that hover a bit too closely to protect their children and in doing so cause them to be fearful and develop into adults that are afraid to take a … Continue reading

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Hard Water, Soft Water, but not a drop to drink

Some days just don’t turn out like you plan. When you live in the country, and you have your own well, you may need a water softener to make your water usable. Hard water contains dissolved calcium, magnesium and in many … Continue reading

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I want the Truth…. Ruth

Remember The Electric Company? No, not AEP, or Pacific Power, or Duke or all of those new “energy providers”. The Electric Company was a PBS kids educational show….  for the kids who had outgrown Sesame Street.  (Can you really outgrow … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Fall

An unpleasant memory for me….. I had a real jerk for a boss one year and  I was carrying a load of books down the hallway to the office.   Little did I know that the carpet mats at the … Continue reading

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Monthly Peace Challenge

The Beatles were wrong. There I’ve said it even though I never thought I would disagree with those 4 adorable boys from the 60’s. What I have learned from the past (almost) 42 years of marriage is….. it takes more … Continue reading

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