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Hypocrisy: it Gets Me Every Time

I’ve never been one with the virtue of patience, so forgive me for being so bold in my first personal blog post, but… I believe your hypocrisy is showing, you might want to wrangle that back in. 563 more words


On my way to work

There is a little trip I like to take when I have some extra time in the morning on my way to work.  I usually take the longer drive when Maycee is visiting family down south since there are no school lunches to make, no “hurry-up, we’re gonna be late” agendas to keep. 554 more words


WaterLily Princess

We are a little lonely at Sundog Ranch these days since all our canine babies are gone.  So when my friend Kristen asked if I wanted to drop by and take some photo’s of her baby foal, I mean Jewel’s baby filly,  I LEAPED at the chance.It is not everyday you get to hang out with and photograph a four day old foal, I mean filly,  and her mama.   486 more words


The Rhythm Of Spring

I love this time of year with all the newly minted babies in the pastures. The mamas are looking fresh still, not yet weary from the hard work of nursing and foraging. 349 more words

Ranch life...and chickens in my future!

I’m a little afraid to say it aloud, but I think, maybe, Spring is actually here to stay this time.

Not two days after my “Spring!” post, Central Illinois fell back into another round of winter with temps in the 20s and near an inch of snow.   401 more words

Wee Lambs

Every Spring I look forward to the lambs. My friend raises Shetland sheep, an enterprise that includes spinning yarn and traveling to textile shows. We get to enjoy the lambs and share in the amazement of how unbounded their joy is. 361 more words

Letting Go

Isaiah 41:13 “For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear I will help you.” 231 more words

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