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Prayers needed, lost cousin to drug overdose
Thursday, August 13, 2015      10 comments

Received conformation this pm, that young cousin (34 years old) lost his battle with drug addiction to accidental drug overdose. All of our family is just sick about his death, he had been doing so well this year. I hate drugs ... and the havo... Read more
Moving big rocks & thinning my peaches
Thursday, August 13, 2015      2 comments

Dirt was too muddy from rain to go back to shoveling dirt back into trench; so spent yesterday moving some of the big rocks we've been setting aside to bottom edge of fence line between new 'solar shed' and old chicken coop/shed. Also thinned p... Read more
Dug into yellow jacket nest yesterday, what do you do for stings?
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

Yesterdays, trench filling & dirt digging was interesting for several reasons. This last section of trench dirt was more course that the other sections and all sorts of critters have set up house hold in the nooks and crevices including: the l... Read more
heavy digging continues, but end in sight
Monday, August 10, 2015      3 comments

Hubby & I are back to digging and filling the trench to new solar panels on the hill. Its been hard work for us, but we've been chopping our time up because of rainy weather and having to do other things. We've now fill trench in the lower/hous... Read more
Liquid Diet today
Thursday, August 06, 2015      4 comments

My tummy has been a bit upset last few days; so this morning I thought I'd give the digestive system a little break from solid food; and just do a liquid diet today. Hope everyone is having a great summer! ... Read more
Deer in my mini-peach orchard!!!???
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      0 comments

Dog gone it!! I'm back in side the house, looking out the back window (10-amish) and what do I see??? A deer hoping over the fence walking over to my peach trees that comprise my mini-orchard of 6 peach trees; and starts munching down on the le... Read more
I love/hate it when company comes...
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      1 comments

Well hubby has advised me he's bringing his sister home for a 4-5 day visit tomorrow, so today I am on house cleaning alert!!! I definitely have to get in the guest bedroom & bath and clean, vacuum, dust, change bed sheets, wash old bed sheets, ... Read more
PS: Tigger kitty two/2 & mice zero/0
Monday, August 03, 2015      6 comments

I forgot to mention that this fine morning on the farm I was greated by 2 dead mice offerings on the back porch by Tigger kitty. Todays farm offering was a bit gruesome, one was headless & both had had intestine spillage... Apparently Tigger ... Read more
Heavy digging today ...
Monday, August 03, 2015      5 comments

Well heading out today to do some more "heavy digging" hoping that I can get 10 more feet of the big trench filled w/dirt. So happy that we are having cool mornings; it was awful trying to fill the trench when its hot; and this will be so much e... Read more
Moving old/solid 80# bags of cement yesterday
Thursday, July 30, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday hubby & I moved about 12 old 80# bags of cement that had been covered by tarp (the solar contractor ordered too many bags for the solar array installed on the hill side behind the house). Anyway w/the rain & humidity over the last 2 mo... Read more
Stopped by Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      3 comments

Last Friday I headed into Norfolk VA to visit family (mom, she's doing good; and sisters -they are doing great too). On Shabbat we went to services... Read more
TGIF!! Its a great day/weather for shoveling dirt...
Friday, July 24, 2015      2 comments

Well Friday has arrived and its a beautiful cool sunny morning on the farm. Went out to feed the cats and was greeted w/the entrails of another poor country mouse, my big male cat "tigger" is an awesome mouser! All the rain we've had past ... Read more
TGIF!! Its a great day/weather for shoveling dirt...
Friday, July 24, 2015      1 comments

Well Friday has arrived and its a beautiful cool sunny morning on the farm. Went out to feed the cats and was greeted w/the entrails of another poor country mouse, my big male cat "tigger" is an awesome mouser! All the rain we've had past ... Read more
YEAH! Ate home grown bell pepper last night!
Thursday, July 23, 2015      3 comments

Though the deer decimated our raised bed vegetable garden, they did spare my walla wall onions and one lone bell pepper on a plant that wasn't munched down to 7-inches. Anyway hubby and I harvested the lone big pepper on that plant and included... Read more
This weeks "Torah Portion" & song "Ancient Words"
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      3 comments

I enjoy weekly bible study & Torah Portion posted on Torahportions.org. Some of this weeks study focus is on Book of Deutoronomy (English) or Devarim (Hebrew) which means "words". The book of Deuteronomy/Devarim is dominated by Moses’ farewell a... Read more

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