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There is a fire crackling away in the wood stove this morning, a warm cup of coffee in my hands and load of laundry drying in the dryer.  The roosters are crowing at the sounds of the dogs making their ...

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“Always winter, never Christmas” is a term that is beginning to circulate around the Ozarks.  It comes from the wonderful book of Narnia.  The world of Narnia is the first thing that came to mind this morning while watching the ...

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I don’t know how much I’m looking forward to the month of February, it always seems to be a month that hangs in mid air without much life of its own.  It is usually a quiet month that allows one ...

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So how many of you have had their fingers just itching to get into the dirt with this January thaw?  I know I have!  I did not give in to it, but instead have been gathering eggs to incubate.  Hatching ...

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The snow is flying, the wind is bitter cold and the warnings and dangers of the cold temps are everywhere!  I have to keep reminding myself that we are living in the Ozarks and not northern Wisconsin.  I hear they ...

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Hello everyone!  I am going to be unable to get an article in this week.  My father has been battling leukemia for several months and was hospitalized this last week.  We almost lost him, but now seems to gradually be ...

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What a beautiful, crisp, fluffy snow we’ve gotten!  Here in Olga we didn’t get enough ice to bother us much, which is a wonderful blessing.  Watching the snow fall here in the woods was quite a sight to behold though.  ...

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Thanksgiving preparations have been in full swing the past week with lots of yummy food on the menu! Our oldest son will be smoking a turkey, which we are really looking forward to.  Our Thanksgiving meal tradition includes a turkey ...

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Isn’t it surprising how fast time passes?  It is hard to believe that it is November already.   This morning we have a fire in the stove which feels so warm and inviting while the wind blows hard and cold against ...

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For those of you who are done with your canning and have already started on your winter sewing, may I say, good for you!  I’m not quite there yet and my fingers are itching to get the sewing machine out.  ...

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