y friend and I went a-pickin’ again this morning, and came back to give her some lessons in making jelly. Here she is crushing the berries in the pot… Straining the rich juice from the berries… Little mama wanted her Mama, while Mama stirred the jelly. Jarring the jelly Hot, hot, hot! “Mrs. Q” made … Read More about Making Jelly with a Friend
Fresh from Cosmopolitan Cornbread
What is it about boys, that they continually have to explore every ditch, every hole, every patch of mud, and on and on? I guess because they are boys, right? So the other day, my youngest was searching the ditch for the resident bullfrog, but he was no where to be seen. Instead, he saw … Read More about Boyhood Adventures
There are so many things that fly in this world. Big things, little things. Cute things, Odd things. Things you expect to fly… Like birds Things that don’t fly very well… Like chickens. Things that you really don’t expect to fly… Like goats… …and boys… I love this one! Look at those dirty, country boy … Read More about Flying Things
I love taking photos in the morning, whether it is a sunrise, or a little later. Today is no different.
Today was the day. He left again. We took a moment to do a family photo, and then when we dropped him off, each of us took a photo with Daddy. I’ll get prints of each of them, and frame them for the kiddos to put on their nightstands. I miss you already honey. The … Read More about Deployment Day
Well, we have the first of two beds in for the vegetable garden. This one has beans, peas, potatoes, Echinacea, onions, carrots and some flowers to draw in the pollinators. Today we built a simple frame to go around it, so we could put in some pvc arches, to cover it with plastic, and protect … Read More about In the Garden