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I truly love heating with wood. This is what I remind myself of every time I am gathering kindling in the sharp wind, sweeping up the wood mess and continually dusting everything from the wood ash. Winter time seems to ...

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The wind is crisp, the leaves have become brittle and the air is filled with the cozy scent of wood smoke. This week has truly marked the changing of the seasons. The laundry out on the line flaps crazily in ...

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The trees have really out done themselves this week, blazing autumn colors across the hillsides, opening to emerald green pastures courtesy of all the rain we have had. The front porch and the forest floor is getting buried with leaves ...

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It has been a quiet week in Olga. Cool mornings, warm afternoons and the trees are in full color, covering these Ozark ridges. Clouds of mist rise up through the thick stands of trees from hidden creeks deep within these ...

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There is nothing like the sound of rain on a tin roof. I’m not exactly sure if it’s tin, but metal of some kind. We were really on a roll last week, clearing brush (with no help from the cows), ...

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Something about this weather and time of year is being truly enjoyed by the local coyotes. Every evening they seem to be very close down in the holler and they sure love to sing. We’ve listened to it for so ...

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Autumn is in the air and fresh homemade cinnamon rolls are baking in the oven!  This is my favorite season of the year!  Yes, I love spring time with all of the new green tips rising out of the earth, ...

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This morning is peaceful.  The rain is falling and it seems that everything and everyone is very grateful for it.  Well, I don’t know if the ducks are grateful yet because they are in the coop and missing out on ...

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It seems to take me a week or so to get settled back in after these little trips.  It makes me realize that I’m not as young as I used to be!  Last weekend we traveled up to Sedalia to ...

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The counters are covered with piles of cucumbers and my dear husband can’t eat them fast enough so I have to start doing other things with them.  Canning up several jars of sweet pickle relish is always the first thing ...

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