And then All of a sudden She found herself quite tired So she sat down. Why all the madness? she thought to herself. Do I do so much just to keep busy? Do I do so much so I haven’t … Continue reading Permission to Let Go (a poem)
This is the time of year that we speak of gratitude. Gratitude is a secret ingredient to a happy and content life. Even if it seems like not one more thing could go wrong, simply sitting still with a cup … Continue reading The Secret Power of Gratitude
We have never been known to have underfed animals, and that goes for wildlife too. Where most folks purchase squirrel proof feeders and shoo them away, we set out welcome signs. We have a long history with squirrels. It … Continue reading Life with Squirrels
Today is usually when I write about farming. I will write about it tomorrow. For this blog and lines of prose are written from my soul and much as a diary. I am not afraid that the world knows about … Continue reading Embracing Your Wild True Self
The scariest emotion is fear. Fear drives many religions, fear of loss keeps one trapped, fears can dominate and change our lives, can make us ugly or can keep us from doing what we dream of. And that is a … Continue reading Fear and the Map to Your Destiny
There are no laws saying that one can’t lose their farm in June. It seems that one should be able to move in winter so to avoid missing even one precious day of the growing season, but that is not always the case. Our plans, goals, and dreams could be coming together in one incredibly synchronized song only to have the universe shake things up a bit. Nothing is permanent. Death, job loss, or home loss could change everything. Or a letter. We lost our home and our job in one swift typing of words. One couple had the power to crush … Continue reading Freedom or Fear? (what to do when everything changes)
More and more of my to-do lists include things that will make me happy. Instead of working myself to death over say, dishes, I want to include more day to day activities that bring a smile to my face. Like smelling the orange blossoms in my window. My daughter gave me this journal a few days ago. I love its cork-like cover and its simple but profound words. Do one thing every day that makes you happy. Enjoy a cocktail on the porch watching the sunset. Read a great book. Be with the ones you love. Take a walk. Indulge in … Continue reading Daily Bits of Happiness, Added Silliness, and If You Had No Fear…What Would Your Life Look Like?