Archive for March, 2013

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

a glimpse of spring and not a beige bicycle seat

I say merely a “glimpse” because I don’t trust that it’s here to stay. We’ve had beautiful weather the past couple of days–50’s yesterday and 40’s today. However, those weather people are saying the temps will drop again next week to as low as 10 degrees. Not springy feeling, in my opinion. The animals aren’t […]

Monday, March 25th, 2013

just like old times

Juli and I have been friends since the 7th grade. We met on the first day of school, and shy Juli put herself out there to talk to me and befriend me. We were inseparable ever since. Fast forward 25 years later, and we still keep in touch. However, we fell out of contact for […]

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013


Mike and Annie have been busy with another project. This time it includes deer fat, also called tallow. Mike thought it would be an interesting learning experience for the girls to learn how to make their own soap, so all the deer tallow from the deer this season has been put to use. I’ll give […]

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

kid projects

Annie inherited her crafting bug from me and is always thinking of another thing she wants to make. Grandma Kathy has been showing her how to sew each time we visit. Annie has finally made the leap to actually sewing on the machine the last couple of visits. On our most recent visit Annie started […]