Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

I am sitting in the waiting room between the first part of my life and the second.  A space with cream colored walls and carpet and a fireplace run by a light switch.  It’s quiet here in this respite room as I wait for the universe to throw open the next door.  I breathe and …

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Of course my world revolved around him.  How could it not?  That smile captured me, that little face, that personality shining through from the beginning. He was a great lover of animals and would cry if someone gave him meat.  He thought himself a wolf and ran around with my wolf howling and peeing on …

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I received something for my birthday today that I have wanted for some time.. music. When we downsized to this little homestead I sold the piano, the violin, and the mandolin.  Andy took his electric guitar, his acoustic guitar, his banjo, and the harmonica.  It was terrible. Now, mind you, I probably would not have …

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Tomorrow the dawn will shine brightly at morn T’will be nineteen years since my daughter was born. Her blue eyes so shine her looks are quite fair her smile ever bright love her wavy hair! Her heart is passionate a love of all so strong A nature girl indeed a love of the wild’s song. One of …

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Seventeen years ago this morning a red head entered the world.  That in itself is not a particularly unusual event but this red head would change my life forever.  My third child was born. With the cord wrapped around her neck the doctors prepared to perform a C-section but in Emily style she decided to do it her …

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