I'm a 'yes' man. Well, I'm clearly a woman, but you get where I'm going with this. I say yes to everything and to everyone. And I used to think that was a good thing! I don't mind being busy, or having a lot on my plate. I feel, probably like most of you, that … Continue reading Hurry up and slow down
Be honest, you totally clicked on this because it's Valentine's day and you thought I was being clever with my title and referring to a 'civil war' in my relationship. Sorry to disappoint! Today I'm writing about the actual Civil War. But I'm glad you're here! As I mentioned in my blog, Shalom Family, while … Continue reading Civil War
What do you do for Christmas? Do you have any traditions that you love? Is there anything, now that you're an adult, that you've done since you were a kid during the holiday season? Of course I mean other than the obvious Santa or Menorah things... Am I the only one who can honestly answer, … Continue reading Traditions
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…
It took me 7 days to fall in love with my husband. May 30th was our 9 year wedding anniversary, so I thought I'd step away from the farm for a second and go back with you, Readers, to where this whole journey to the farm really began. Because there would be no 'this' without … Continue reading 7 days