I recently had the privilege- yes, I intend that word- to attend the funeral of a beautiful friend, whom I would never have the chance to meet. Her name was Sarah. She was a mom of three- her kid's ages are similar to my three. She was a wife of 10 years- she passed just … Continue reading Anchored
The term 'home' is growing ever more diluted for me. I've called so many places 'home' over the years, that I can't say I even could define it if I was pressed to tell you what that means to me. This isn't meant to be a sad sentiment. Quite the opposite, actually. My friend Tori- … Continue reading Who says you can’t go home?
It was your birthday this week. Facebook reminded me of that. You would have been 64. Aunt Janel reminded me of that. Two years ago, I commented on your Facebook page to wish you happy birthday and it got me thinking... how many years went by where I didn't? No post on social media, no … Continue reading Dear Dad…
Our population here at Shalom Farm has SORED to outrageous heights in only about six short weeks. We've hit the big 5-0 if you can believe that! 5 humans 3 dogs 2 cats 16 chickens 9 turkeys 12 guinea fowl 2 hogs and 1 Turdy- although I haven't seen him in a while... 50- animals, … Continue reading #downonthefarm
Let's unpack this concept a little bit together... My heart is full. I've realized a really wonderful dream in my life, and achieved our families joint vision of living on a farm. I have three fantastic kids, who are absolutely thriving here. My husband has never been more emotionally, physically, spiritually, and mentally content. We … Continue reading Is home really where the heart is?
We love South Dakota! Who knew it was such a rad place to visit? Honestly, I even considered living there as we drove through the Black Hill's for the first time... but I don't think I can bear the winters- and I love the winter! South Dakota will always be a place we remember, revere … Continue reading A busy day
Continuing the documentation of our road trip out to Tennessee via our vlog... This is the Wyoming leg of the trip. We love Wyoming! Well, most of Wyoming. To me, it is so very much the wild west that's left. It's just big, wide open country. And it's pretty. Come along with us as we … Continue reading Wyoming