Monthly Archives: August 2014

Real Masculinity, According To Me

  “The hands of a brick layer, the mind of a scientist,  the heart of a poet.”  Epitaph of  Saumel J Kirkwood  former Governor of Iowa, and what I’m thinking of carving on my tombstone 😉 DM I’m probably going … Continue reading

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Living Simply, what that looks like for me

Read a blog post tonight that asked the question: What does living simply mean to me? I have written on this topic before.    A guest recently told me things were too quiet on the farm.  I wanted to say that … Continue reading

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Dealing with a compulsive talker

I glanced out our kitchen window a week ago Saturday and froze.  A van with two people in the front. For a second, I wondered if it were  Jehovah’s Witnesses making a call , then I recognized who was in … Continue reading

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