Farmgirl School

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

“Whatever you lose, whatever you feel was taken from you, know that it will return. It will be given back.” Farmgirl I want you to remember that friends, because we may be speaking of wood stoves today, but this goes for everything in life. Some four and a half years ago (a lifetime ago, folks), …

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Is that a commandment?  Thou shalt not covet thy roommate’s homesteading stuff? These things were his mother’s.  I wonder if she used them or if they were a collection or if someone in her family once used them.  I’ll have to ask David.  But they are a fabulous assortment of things that fuel me to …

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I wonder what Laura Ingalls Wilder must have felt like at the end of her life.  To have seen the wild west as truly that.  To have only used candles, wood stoves, and root cellars.  Then to watch as electricity took the nation by storm, coffee makers and dishwashers plugged in, refrigerators and stoves.  I …

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