The latest

We’ve been busy down here on the farm recently. Busy with all kinds of different thing, ┬ábut busy in the best ways. I actually hate the word ‘busy’ because people use it as a life avoidance technique, as an excuse, and as a badge of honor, and I use it in none of these ways. When I say busy, I …

Sunday Funday

Do you ever just sit in the dark in your living room and have a glass of wine, listening to the washer and dryer, and watch the Apple TV screen saver? No? Well, truth be told, I don’t NORMALLY do that, but tonight that’s exactly where I found myself. And it was somewhere around the great wall of China on …

Tat talk

Some of you may know, and maybe some of you will be surprised to know, but I have four tattoos. I see them all the time on people, and I like to ask what the story is behind each one… sometimes there is a good one, more often there is an embarrassing one that starts with, “Well, I was 18 …

Hurry up and slow down

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 it makes me important. When …

Civil War

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 my mom and Papa Scott …

Traditions

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, ‘Not a dang thing?’ I’ve …