Living in the Moment

Have you ever ridden a cow?  I thought I might have been the only kid to give it a try until I saw a video of a girl riding a cow like I used to do when I was a kid. I watched the short Facebook video a time or two. This girl had perfected…

Spring Forward? Just how far forward did you push it?

Sooner than not,  rest assured, the trees will be budding.This is  Forsythia and the Red Bud tree in all their glory  last spring. They are starting to bud here in Ohio  Life  on Cherry Ridge  this week from my farmhouse journal  we enjoyed a sneak preview of spring,  a marvelous day of warmth,  then a…

A Cup Full of Simply Marvelous!

Click to buy a book. While grocery shopping the other evening with my husband, I had on my list to purchase lard. “Lard?” he asked surprisingly. “Yes.  It is the old fashioned shortening used before Crisco and oil.   My grandma Phillips used it for baking and frying.  My Dad loved her fried potatoes.  Almanzo Wilder’s…