If you've become disheartened about the human race in general, you should come out to visit us and meet some of these nice country people who are always ready to give a helping hand.
This is the second part to the story of a woman who finds out the hard way that yes, there are lots of bugs in the Arkansas countryside.
A woman finds out the hard way that yes, there are lots of bugs in the Arkansas countryside.
Grandchildren certainly liven up the place, and the bonding lasts for a lifetime.
Starting over in the country.
The sounds in the country are far different than those of the cities.
Starting over at any age is difficult; starting over in a different environment is exciting!
Giving our grandchildren their first ever campfire was a joy.
My mother's lessons in the garden, and my eventual understanding of the soul that is in gardening.
A small bench near a quiet pond on a cattle ranch. A Bible and a cup of tea.
Growing up with homesteaders, I never thought of myself as one until recently.
Sometimes you just need a friend to get you through the greatest challenges.
As a frustrated country-girl-wanna-be living in town, I've known since I was a little girl that I wanted to move to a ranch as soon as possible. It finally happened when I was a grandma.
People ask me how I can eat something I've raised. I'll try to explain it here.
Building berms around trees and shrubs is important for water-wise watering. Mulching is mandatory for water retention and helps keep weeds down. Manure berms are especially functional.
Our hobby farm in the Sierra Nevada foothills has seen a few goats come and go.
A transplant's recognition of the realities of farm life and how to adjust.
Let me introduce myself in this, my first blog, for the Capper's Farmer family.