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She's Mine

Well she may not be alot to look at,

But she is mine.

Some may see her imperfections,

The bumps and bruises and paint faded. 32 more words

Blogging Fundamentals


A few snippets and images to set things going.  I’m a country girl at heart and passionate about photographing snippets of nature from our day to day life.   54 more words

Country Living

Feile Na Tuaithe

For the past few years the Country Life Museum in Turlough here in Co Mayo has celebrated a family weekend festival called Feile Na Tuaithe (celebration of country life). 227 more words

County Mayo

Out Of Time

Joe tells her it’s for the paraffin heater in his allotment greenhouse.
“It’s rare cold weather we’re having. I worry for the plants I’m over wintering.” 490 more words

Flash Fiction

2 incomes are better than 1

I mentioned in an earlier post that my wife Becky and I both were working. And we were. Her degree in early childhood education and  $31,000 salary plus my $20,000 certified nursing assistant job made ends meet for us and we could do just about whatever we wanted. 278 more words

Blogging Fundamentals

Chickens...Raising The Coop

Once we settled into the country, we decided to raise chickens. Why did we start with chickens? Mostly because our local Rural King was having their “chick days” sale~ you know this happens in February, I personally believe they do this so first time chicken owners like me buy baby chickens in February. 103 more words

Rural Life

Pass Me a Brick, Hold the Mayo

I’ve mentioned the pest birds at our property more than once in this blog. Today I was musing on them again, as I watched a whole flock of them descend upon our brick fire pit. 223 more words

A Year Outdoors