What an amazing girl to celebrate!! Soph turned 13 this past weekend even though we told her all year that her next birthday would be canceled. Dear Soph, How can we begin to say all of the things that you are gifted in? You have a nurturing spirit that is such an example to me. … Continue reading Birthday Girl, Sophie Blake
It is time to set our ducks free. They are ready for the beautiful pond that awaits them. The freedom is calling their names! The other ducks are awaiting their presence! Screech, Hold, Hault....... The ducklings actually DO NOT WANT TO GO to the pond. We spent countless times one day last week catching them … Continue reading Duckling Dilemma
Our children are children for such a small season of life. Let their laughter ring out, their imaginations soar, their feet stomp in puddles, their hands clap for joy. Too soon they will grow up and out of their youthful exuberance and zest and settle into the life and routine of adulthood.” L.R. Knost This … Continue reading Dream Maker
Come to think of it, I think that reading is a nice, simple, fit in the box, able to control thing to do during this home bound season. THIS coming from the Mama that presently has a plethora of animals and children to oversee. Early in my life, I never wanted a husband, nor children, … Continue reading Quarantine Idea: Read
Today we picked up the children’s 4-H chicks. Each child chose to purchase ten. Four of our children are in the age rage of the 4-H program. So....... Yes! 40 Chicks!! The good news is in case you need an idea on how to spend your quarantine time maybe chicks is the way to go.... … Continue reading Quarantine Idea: Get Chicks 🐥
Oh what joy this precious daughter brings us each day of her life. She is so very funny and has such a generous heart. I overheard her early on her birthday on the phone with family saying “Not sure what today will bring. But it’ll be fun.” -No “party” like I dreamed of having for … Continue reading Sweet Sixteen
It’s My Birthday Too! I am sure that some of you are mortified that I didn’t know that it’s The Beatles who wrote this song until I looked it up in my search for who wrote it?!?! However, it kept coming to mind as I went about my birthday. It is SO fun having a … Continue reading They Say It’s Your Birthday?!