If you could be totally open about homeschooling right now, what would you say? I know for many of us, midwinter is a really tough time. You might feel weary. Like you’re just in survival mode and running on empty. It just seems really difficult to get back into the swing of things after Christmas. There are the winter colds and viruses passing back and forth between family members, and the shorter days and...
Since the title of my blog is Lessons Learned on the Farm, I thought I would share something I learned just the other day. As most of you probably know, I struggle quite a bit with fibromyalgia. It’s a chronic illness – the pain, insomnia, exhaustion, foggy thinking, and depression can be really tough on me. And I know that it’s not just tough on me, it’s tough on my whole family. They...
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on Jan 14th, 2011 in Farm Life
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I’ve discovered what people mean by “pocket pony.” It’s a term of endearment for a horse or pony that loves people so much that they’d practically like to live “in your pocket”.
Our visiting pony, Tucker, is a pocket pony. He’s such a sweetheart. He always comes to greet us at the fence and enjoys being groomed. One day when I was trying to spend a little time grooming...
Posted by Nancy
on Jan 11th, 2011 in Country Living 101
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In case you missed the news, Saturday would have been Elvis Presley’s 76th birthday. About that same time, we decided that it was time to officially name our turkeys. They’ve been strutting around the yard since we got them as chicks on the 4th of July.
It took us a while to decide if we had two boys, two girls, or one of each, but in the past few weeks ol’ Elvis has been fluffing up, gobbling, and...
Although I haven’t done a great job of keeping up with my blog this year, I am still thankful for the few entries that I’ve managed to get online. It really is a nice way of looking back on things. Join me, won’t you?
January found me sharing about perspective since my oldest was going to be graduating that year.
February found us playing in the snow.
March found me looking back on what...