Archive for December, 2009

Rec Room – Check!

Posted: December 21, 2009 by admin in Uncategorized

The past couple months we’ve been working on completing the last remaining room in our home – The Rec Room, to have it ready in time for the holidays.  It started out as a workshop, crammed from corner to corner with tools and sawdust – and is now a comfortable place to hang out. But OH! What […]


Posted: December 8, 2009 by admin in Uncategorized

T’is the season for Bbbbbrrr -ing. We all look so fine with our big, bulky coats zipped up to our chins, backs hunched against the icy wind. Top it all off with watery eyes, chattering teeth, chapped lips, flaming cheeks and red, running noses. Just lovely!  I got a taste of today’s chilly morning temperatures while walking my daughter […]

A Doosie of a Day!

Posted: December 5, 2009 by admin in Uncategorized

It’s Friday, but today felt a whole lot more like a Monday. It started out as usual with the kids barely making the bus in time, with my shouts of “Go! Go! Go!’” from the front door urging them to move it. Today they at least made it to the end of the street where the […]

Rural Mailbox Rant

Posted: December 2, 2009 by admin in Uncategorized

Mailbox tampering and mail theft: It’s enough to make my blood boil! There is nothing quite as upsetting as coming back from a lovely afternoon out in the sunshine to find the mailbox door hanging wide open and a bunch of empty slots. Did I check the mail yesterday? Was I expecting anything really important this time […]

Cow Road Trip "Up North!"

Posted: December 2, 2009 by admin in Uncategorized

“Up North.” Words that strike fear through the hearts of the Gordy’s and Babes throughout the world.They know what we do; it’s just a nicey nice  way of saying “off to the butcher, for YOU!” to a meat animal. We don’t raise pigs, since we don’t eat any pork other than bacon. We do raise cattle. If […]