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Eighteen Shades of Blessings Update

Yesterday, I shared my Things That Make Me Happy list.  That was the Reader’s Digest version.  In the interest of not putting you to sleep, I kept it short. Besides, it changes almost hourly! Like right now, I’m looking out … Continue reading

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Eighteen Shades of Blessings Update

Yesterday, I shared my Things That Make Me Happy list.  That was the Reader’s Digest version.  In the interest of not putting you to sleep, I kept it short. Besides, it changes almost hourly! Like right now, I’m looking out … Continue reading

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Shining Seas and Amber Waves

  In my glee of FINALLY finishing the fall harvest, I indulged in some wannabe writing.  Yep, I’m hallucinating. So humor me just this once? ¡Por favor! I have a friend who lives in Tasmania. Prue Batten. She is a … Continue reading

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Ladies, start your ovens…

I know.  You already did that.  Me?  I’m behind.  On purpose, of course. We don’t do our Thanksgiving gathering until Sunday, so I’m the midst of window washing and baking.  Three pans of cinnamon rolls just came out of the … Continue reading

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Live from Texas

Yep, made it to Central Texas last night right around 8. About 15 min. after I got here, friends from Utah called from a Piano Guys concert! Waiting to hear how awesome the music was. But in the meantime… News … Continue reading

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Eighteen Shades of Blessings

Yesterday, I shared my Things That Make Me Happy list.  That was the Reader’s Digest version.  In the interest of not putting you to sleep, I kept it short. Besides, it changes almost hourly! Like right now, I’m looking out … Continue reading

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Wheat Harvest 2012

Wheat harvest is done! I rode with Big Boss one day and took some pics and vids.  Not great ones but they were the best we could get at the time.  Everyone is relieved to get the crops in without any … Continue reading

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May Wheat Moment

Did you know? That wheat was brought to the US by German Mennonite immigrants in Kansas… That wheat can have beards. Or not… That beards on wheat are also called awns… That winter wheat is a hard wheat… That winter … Continue reading

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Farming Then, Farming Now

Continuing the “farm” theme, the first article was written about 1900 by Charles Chester Ruff, the patriarch of the family.  He was writing to the editor of his hometown  newspaper back in Pennsylvania, describing the farming conditions of western Kansas.  His letter … Continue reading

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I may be country but…

I told Big Boss that when we moved back to the farm there were some things I was NOT going to do…milk cows, butcher chickens or drive a tractor. Since most of our cattle are steers, the milking thing was not  a … Continue reading

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