Category Archives: Farm

Farewell Dear Swing

We took down our old front porch swing this week, my baby son and I. He’s 28 years old, but he will always be my baby. We replaced it with a new one from Wayfair, so I needed a Millenial … Continue reading

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Defeathering Our Nest

Our Colorado son texted me a couple of months ago, asking if I knew where his lacrosse gear was, and could I send it with his friend who was coming out to ski next week? Gladly. Any attempt on their … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Mojo

It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving and I’m sitting down to take a deep breath before all the crazy starts. Crazy in a good way, of course. Right? My beautiful fall candle is burning a festive fragrance and the afternoon shadows … Continue reading

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I Like Hope

I like hope. The real kind. The kind that gives comfort during these uneasy times of politicians shouting crazy. The kind that helps me hang on when I see another bombing in a far away city, or one even closer … Continue reading

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Labor Day

My first child was born 30 years ago on Labor Day weekend. How appropriate. Actually, there was very little actual labor involved because I quickly developed a condition called abruptio placenta, which means the placenta separated from the wall of … Continue reading

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Today’s the Day!

Hey there. Remember me? Today is gonna be the day. The day that I finally get back up to speed with my blog. It’s not that I’ve forgotten that I have a blog. Something that I used to love and … Continue reading

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Peeling Off Childhood

My baby is getting married in three months. Our nest will truly be empty. It’s such a weird thought. Presently, he works in New York during the week. On Thursday night, he comes back to our old farmhouse and all … Continue reading

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