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Farm life can be idyllic, and it can also be downright nuts.  This week definitely fell into the latter category.  After the high of getting to bring our mustang Smokey home after 20 days in the horsey hospital (more to come on that adventure), Cowboy and I were exhausted and decided to head to bed a little early. 889 more words

Farmtastic Stories

“There's nothing more beautiful than watching trees getting dressed up for Spring and Summer”

Today is much cooler than yesterday. Last night or rather this morning when I took Gracie out around 1:30 I was chilly, taken by surprise by how cold it had gotten. 256 more words


Pepé Le Pew

The Class A motor home entered the campground at dusk, raking our little campsite with its high beams as we were just finishing up dinner. The burgundy big rig with matching car in-tow, slowed in front of our site then continued on down the campground road into the darkness of the trees, leaving only a faint whiff of diesel to linger. 725 more words


Pretty birds or Mr Skunk?

In the grand scheme of things, and filed under Things You Do Not Want To Hear From The Mom, is that she has skunks in the backyard. 725 more words

Moving Home

Do I Need A Zoo Permit Now?

I have something of a ‘range war’ going on in my backyard. In the latter part of the winter (which, in Canada can still include drops of snow as it did this past weekend in May), I noticed small holes and clumps of dirt being upturned on my grass. 720 more words


Todd plans, God laughs

I’m typing this on my phone, so forgive the lack of links and polish.

The reason I’m typing it on my phone is that I have no wifi. 708 more words


a boy called bat and a bat called echo...two new novels to love

A Boy Called Bat, written by Elana K. Arnold, illustrated by Charles Santoso
published in 2017 by Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers… 399 more words