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Colby J's Big Special Day

One year ago this Monday we brought Colby Jack home from the orphanage (a local rescue group).  Happy Adoptaversary Colby J!!!!  How does one celebrate such a momentous occasion?   659 more words


Homesteady as She Goes

My friends, I know it has been nearly two weeks since I wrote my first blog post. I have made myself quite busy since then. I went to New York City/New Jersey to visit with two of my brothers and our parents in their new (albeit tentative) home, and I even found my wedding gown while I was there! 828 more words


The Homestead

Tony’s parents moved from North Carolina to Regina, Saskatchewan with a few years spent in California, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. They rented a farm house for a year and after experiencing a Regina winter, moved into the city. 605 more words


Black Hills Gothic

Our cousin William from Ohio was staying with us for the last 10 days, and one of the projects he tackled, with Sarah’s help, was building a stone wall around our garden. 103 more words


Crinkle, Crackle

I’m sitting at the breakfast nook table.  To my left sits a purple plum torte.  It looks amazing. To my right, a grapefruit vodka and tonic with extra lime.   522 more words


Weekly photo challenge: rare

Rare is the excessive heat warning currently in effect in Western Washington. As I write this the husband and I are sitting on the patio sipping cool white wine. 85 more words


Homestead Fog

An early Sunday morning in the hills of Virginia–mid-July, but cool. The fog rolled in, a gauzy filter on the sunlight just breaking through. Half the world disappeared, and the chairs sat empty like ghosts.