I finally taught myself how to make a Christmas wreath from leftover fir trimmings - with a very rambunctious 1 year old to help.
A story of the first time we used our woodstove.
Country life isn't always easy, but it has great rewards. Hard work brings a deep sense of peace and contentment.
Heating the rural farmhouse with propane is outrageously expensive. We are learning the art and science of heating with wood ... sometimes the hard way!
It was a house that most women would run from, but somehow, I was blind to the mess.
A tale of two imaginative children.
Much of our barn needed replacing. On the other hand, much of it could be saved. It was time to take saving it seriously.
They are frosty crisp white puzzles of delight. Living with the cold, but no snow. There are such beautiful sculptures in nature.