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This coming week many young people will be heading back to school. The beginning of a new educational year. Their parents have been busy getting school supplies, school clothes, and other necessary items for their children. I remember always looking forward to returning to school. I love learning. I enjoyed the classroom where I excelled. … Continue reading “The Calculator”
On Sundays I try to have a day of rest and relaxations. I still have to feed and water the livestock and care for my small garden. There are daily responsibilities such as cooking dinner for my husband. I try hard to not plan any projects or work on Sunday. I read, relax and recharge … Continue reading “Inspiration for the Coming Week”
Today I went to the sheep and goat sale barn. I have not been since April when the young owner of the sale barn shut down suddenly for unknown reasons. He reopened in July. I took a four young sheep to sale. I was planning on keeping three of the young sheep for replacement ewes, … Continue reading ““Sale Barn” Day”
International Youth Day is an United Nations holiday to bring awareness of the needs and accomplishments of youth world wide. Initially the focus was on educational issues facing children and teenagers. Today, the focus is on all aspects of challenges and needs of youth. I live in the United States where education is free for … Continue reading “International Youth Day”
An unofficial day celebrated in the United States. The National Son and Daughter Day was first recorded in 1936, in Missouri. J Henry Dusenberry came up with the idea after overhearing a young boy asking why there was days to celebrate moms and dads, but not children. Soon Missouri was celebrating National Son and Daughter … Continue reading “National Son and Daughter Day”
August 10 is Happy S’more Day, the sweet treat prepared over a fire. A camping tradition of ending the day with conversation and eating s’mores. The recipe is simple, get a two gram crackers, put a piece or pieces of chocolate on one side, roast your marshmallow and sandwich between the gram crackers. Then eat … Continue reading “Happy S’mores Day”
August 9 is National Book Lovers Day, a day for those who love reading books. I enjoy reading. The tablet is fine to read from, but I gain more joy holding the book, turning the pages, and the smell of a book. I think my love of books started before I was five years old … Continue reading “National Book Lovers Day”
When I delivered the dresser I refinished for my grandchildren, my daughter asked if I wanted the bed that used to be in the spare bedroom. She did not need it or have room for the bed since they no longer have a spare bedroom. I said sure. We could use a new or at … Continue reading “Out with the Old, in with the New”
Yesterday I delivered the old dresser I have been working on. The hours of sanding by hand, cutting wood pieces to replace the broken pieces, and brushing with varnish has produced a beautiful heirloom for my daughter and her children. This wooden dresser is fifty years old or a little older. The dresser was used … Continue reading “Done and Delivered”
Where I live, a person can plant two gardens, a spring garden and a fall or winter garden. The spring garden is tomatoes, peppers, squash, corn, beans and other vegetables that require warm temperatures to grow and produce fruit. In July these plants in these spring gardens stop producing fruit due to the high temperatures, … Continue reading “Fall Garden Planning”
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