We are still here. It has been a very rough winter and both my sister and I have found that life has, well, we’ve been away. I’ve learned some things about myself over the past few months. I’ve learned that when I grieve, I lose the ability to read, write, communicate, concentrate… I basically become… Continue reading So, Hi.
Happy Thanksgiving, all! This morning I had quiet time to consider all that I am grateful for at this moment. I live a blessed existence, though, the past half-year has been filled with more downs, than ups. I have lost special people to cancer, and special people have been told cancer is their new reality,… Continue reading Gratitude
In keeping with our desire to live a healthier and happier life, we became ranchers today. This cold morning we welcomed three young steers to our small ranch. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to have the resources to raise them on a small ranch. We will do all in our power to… Continue reading The Ranch Life
Today the Sun Rises Without You. Dearest Ina, You have been my Grandma for 22 years. I must thank my beloved for sharing you with me. It feels like it took years to win your heart, but I know I finally did. You cared for my beloved, after he lost his mother and your… Continue reading Today the Sun Rises…
My dog, Griffin, is dying. I don’t have children, so I cannot put a nice, neat label on this love that will give others a form of reference. I can’t even assume that if someone has lost a dog they would know how I feel. Everyone’s experience is entirely unique and this one is ours… Continue reading Griffy MacGrifferson
Dear Glennon Doyle Melton, Wow. Just Wow. I am in awe of your wisdom and strength and bravery. Your raw, honest, loving words spoke to me. Your words are the same words that often clutter my mind. We are so alike, but we are so utterly different. My wish is that some day all of… Continue reading Letter to The Love Warrior
Hello. Are you still here? Are those crickets I hear as background music? I am back. It has been a while, I know. Life has a way of getting a bit out of control. Shall I say, chaotic? Fortunately the chaos was expected and perfect and amazing. I have spent the last few months running… Continue reading Are you still here?
We moved to our home near Franktown, Colorado almost 3 years ago. This property has intrigued me since the day we moved in. It is 37 acres of farmland, hills, flats, Ponderosa pine forests and a dam with a natural spring. I realize I love the history of this area. I have done a bit… Continue reading The Old Apple Tree
Good Morning, y’all! I love Spring. I am crushing on Spring today. Thank you Mother Nature for all the goodies you are previewing for me! The cool, humid nights with rain open up to sunny mornings and tease me with the green leaves of my spring bulbs, popping up all over my gardens. My lovies… Continue reading Crushin’ on Spring!