When Winter Gives You an Unexpected Gift

Have you ever taken a trail ride in the snow? Kelly & Megan didn’t let the snow stop them.  I know that must sound crazy, winter doesn’t give us gifts, it gives us misery, you might say. But is that totally true? In Ohio this week we are super excited about the thermometer that reads…

How in the World Did We Survive?

“How in the world did we survive?” We both laughed, then  sipped our coffee, as the  memories came flooding back to us…………. It has been cold here in Ohio.  Subzero temperatures last week,  more snow this week, and on top of this an ice storm. We all feared the horrible return of the ice storm…

I remember the smudge pot on the farm?

I grew up in the sixties and  farming practices learned from Dad on the  farm of my youth,  still guide me today.  I like to reminisce, don’t you? There is much to learn while doing so.  Just  the other day Mom and I were chatting about cold weather practices  on the farm of my youth….

Is Winter a time for Reflection?

Winter is here in Ohio……..  Winter is here in Ohio though it isn’t officially displayed on our calendar until December 21. Do you know that winter can be a great time for personal reflection?  I like this time of year not only because of Christmas but  because, the present  year is winding down on the…