The Joy of Sharing Our Farm With Family


| 4/14/2015 12:39:00 PM


Tags: Family Farm, Grandchildren, Children, Tractor, Swing, Creek, Natural Springs, Outbuildings, Antlers, Hydrants, Mary Conley,

Mary ConleyDear friends,

A fictional writer in one of prolific author Debbie Macomber’s books said, “Rarely did anything happen to him that didn’t show up in a book sometime, one way or another.” How true of us bloggers! Every time I do something new, or something interesting comes into my life, I excitedly write about it! For instance, I recently asked my Facebook friends what to do with a lifetime of greeting cards. It wasn’t my intention, but when I finished the task, it became my next post. Larry, my editor husband, thinks it a great joke, and calls them my blobs! He says I’m the happiest when I’m writing one of my blobs! However, it is he who insisted that I tell you about the fun we recently had when special visitors came to our farm for a short time.

The reason I’ve hesitated to write this post is because it is just about our family. However, recently I wrote about where you would like to spend one last hour at your childhood home, and many of the comments had to do with being at or with grandparents. So, here goes!

Our youngest son, Jason, and family were in the area and able to visit our farm for the very first time. We didn’t have a lot of daylight left when they arrived, but we tried to show them as much as possible before the sun set. 

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Jason & Krista with Charlie, Sophie, and 2-year-old Elliott.

nebraskadave
4/27/2015 8:30:00 AM

Mary, great post about the family visiting the farm. My best childhood memories are farm related from when I lived there and when I stayed with my uncle for many summers. I'm sure those grand kids will certainly remember their time on the farm and will want to come back again. ***** The first time I took my grandson to Terra Nova Gardens, I had to teach him how to explore the woods, climb the hill, crawl over the log. It's kind of sad that city kids have to be taught such things. ***** Have a great Spring day on the farm.





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