Month: May 2014

How Many Chickens? – Miller Farm Friday

By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara When I was in high school, it was a popular youth group activity to see how many people you could fit into a VW bug. I don’t remember how many we fit… Read More

What are you doing this Memorial Day weekend?

I’m guessing you are doing or did one or more of these things… • Spent time with family and friends munching on hot dogs and hamburgers • Celebrated the unofficial beginning of summer by bringing out the white… Read More

Cedar Break Sadie, The Occasional Goat

Welcome to the porch today guest blogger, Becky Burkhalter. She’s a writer and published author who raises goats. Here’s her tale about Sadie. ~~~~~~ Everyone has heard the joke about the occasional table … (what is it the… Read More

Barking Bella – Miller Farm Friday

By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara Bella’s barking can be quite annoying. I have taken to ignoring her for as long as possible, especially if I am at home during the day and the neighbors are not.  This… Read More

The County Fair

 by Guest Blogger Millie Theis Martin Rodeo time in Houston and the string of trail riders wreak havoc with the traffic and frustrate other drivers, but, for me, they stir up fond memories. While I never participated in… Read More

Reading – One Word Wednesday

Essayist Nora Ephron said it this way: “Reading is everything! Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter.   Reading gives me something to talk about later on.   Reading… Read More

Paper or screen – how do you read?

Recently I had the most relaxing experience. I came away with blackened fingertips and oodles of coupons. Can you guess what I was doing? I read the Sunday paper leisurely on Monday morning. An event that was once… Read More