Didn’t Wait for Grammie…


How would you like to get a call at 1:40 in the morning from a daughter in labor who was all alone in her house¬† (except for a one year old) and who was only 900 miles away? Let me … See more

Very Chilly Weekend


Saturday, February 28 – This last day of February turned out to be so cold. We got quiet a bit of snow yesterday with more ice pellets during the night. The men have had to get out and feed, break … See more

The Lizard’s Lair


We’ve been making a few changes around here. Stockton now has his own room. His first order of business was to move his lizards, turtle, and fish into his new digs. I think it turned out very well. Quite cozy … See more

February Cloud Show


It was a good month for sky photos. Actually, I haven’t ever experienced a bad month for sky photos. Unless it would be during the two bad drought years. (You need a few clouds to get a really awesome sunset … See more

Happy First Birthday Marian!


One year ago today, this little darling came in to our lives. What a blessing she’s been to everyone lucky enough to know her! Day one 10 days old 6 months old 10 months old My first birthday … See more

The Northfield News


If you sneak into Carolina’s room, this is what you might see: She’s started writing her own paper called “The Northfield News”. It’s all typed up on a vintage typewriter. We’ve had a lot of fun reading it. If you’d … See more

Family Dance at Turkey


Saturday, February 14 – A fun evening was had by all. Lots of music, dancing and food–what’s not to like? Thank you to all who came. It’s not easy to get homeschoolers together, we’re all so spread out, but it’s … See more

Sky Fireworks


January 28, 29 & 30 – Three days of incredible skies.¬† I wonder if there’s some significance in that. You know, good things come in threes or something…anyway…you can’t believe the explosion of color in these photos. Enjoy! [Show photo … See more

King of the Wood


Friday, January 23 – Nathan brought home a load of wood he chopped up at his mom’s house. Rusty decided to claim it. … See more