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Memorial Day 2015

Today is Memorial Day. I find saying “Happy Memorial Day” hard because I don’t believe Memorial Day is a holiday about going to the beach or having a cookout. I’m not saying those things are wrong. Not at… Read More

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Mud, mud, lots of mud

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We have had an inordinate amount of rain recently. Considering we have been in a serious drought, I should not complain. However, with lots of rain comes mud – lots of mud…. Read More

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Preschoolers

  A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I was recently sitting in a meeting with one of my favorite two-year-olds named Phineas. (He would be one of my favorites even if he didn’t have such a great name.)… Read More

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SPRING BREAK, MUD, and AMAZING ADVENTURES

It’s Spring Break time and every other car in our little tourist town sports an out-of-state license plate. Not complaining. It’s great for our local businesses. At our house, grandkids from Texas, siblings, nieces, and friends are coming… Read More

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Deck the Halls

A Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Several years ago, we downsized our Christmas tree. Space was an issue as well as ease of construction – we bought an artificial pre-lit tree. This meant there was no longer room… Read More

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Harvest Moonlight and Spooning

Recently, I attended a stargazing gathering at the home of our local Night Sky expert, Darlene Danko, who writes a weekly column by that title for our local newspaper. It’s one of the first columns I read. Last week,… Read More

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Naming Children, Pets, and Characters

A person’s name has power and all sorts of things should be considered when naming a child, a pet, or a character in a book. But choosing the perfect name isn’t easy. After three children, eight dogs, and multiple characters… Read More

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Seasons – They are changing

My internal body clock is set for early morning wakeups. Time zones don’t matter. With or without an alarm, I’m up and moving before the sun crests the horizon. For me, it’s not a problem. I love getting… Read More

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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

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Little House by Miller Farm

by Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara Several weeks ago our new neighbors moved a playhouse into the space between our houses. They intend to move it into the backyard but need to remove the fence and rent a forklift. It’s… Read More

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