Category Archives: Country Life

07/29/2012 Sunday Search Terms and Project 365 – Random Facts: 205-211

Happy Sunday, Dear Readers! What a crazy busy week.  I’ve honestly been working a lot and am just plum wore out between jobs 1 and 2 and home – hence the radio, well internet, silence.  Not that I’m not writing … Continue reading

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Baling hay is good for the soul

Did you ever notice that there are a lot of things that are good for your soul?  Chicken soup.  Dogs.  Horses.  Laughter.  The list keeps going, and well, I’m adding one more to the list:  baling hay. I grew up … Continue reading

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Bitchin’ Kitchen!

I’m a bit of a “Foodie”.  I love food, always have.  I like to try new recipes and try techniques I’ve not tried before.  Over the years though, I’ve learned how to “put up” or “can” various foods.  Many a … Continue reading

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Part 4: My Life with Mice – There’s a Mouse on my BED!

*Please note… I really wish I had decent drawing skills.  Sadly, the ‘perfect’ illustrations I have in my head for this story don’t seem to transfer to paper.  You’ll just have to use your imagination. Something interesting was always happening … Continue reading

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Oh what a beautiful Morning! Oh what a beautiful Day!

I would like to thank Gordon MacRae (I share a birthdate with him!), Rodgers & Hammerstein and the film adaptation of the musical, “Oklahoma!” for my being a morning person. I don’t particularly enjoy the act of getting out of bed … Continue reading

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Just another day in the life of, Moi

My day started with the alarm going off at 5:15 AM.  No, it wasn’t a work day, but I thought that I should get up at the usual time anyway.  It didn’t work.  I hit snooze.  Then I  just turned … Continue reading

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A thought on Hunting

Maybe more than just ‘a thought’.  Perhaps it will be two or three.  Maybe more. I saw this photo going around on Facebook: Let’s establish some facts: I am pro-HUNTING.  Why?  We humans have killed off a good deal of … Continue reading

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