Category Archives: Journal Entry

Moving Forward In Spite of Doom

That last post was so full of hope and optimism!  How funny!  Now, we are a couple of weeks into the Presidency of Donald J Trump, and what is clear is that while he thinks he knows how to run … Continue reading

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Mom’s Diagnosis

Today I got word of mom’s diagnosis.  It’s not a good one.  Of her generation, her siblings and her, that will be fully 50% who have had cancer.  The other two are both dead.  Three remain, although one is severely … Continue reading

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11-11-2015 in Either Country

There are lots of important things on my mind today, ranging from politics to religion to the differences between Veteran’s Day, Armistice Day, and Remembrance Day.  But there is one thing that is by far more personal and important to … Continue reading

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September Thoughts and a Trip to Colorado

The weather outside is frightful, and the fire inside is delightful!  Today it poured down rain, early on, the tapered off very slowly till afternoon, when it finally quit and the clods broke, revealing snow on the tops of the … Continue reading

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Working On The Farm

I have been busy with so many things around here that it’s hard to guess where to begin with telling about it all.  The kids are a handful as always, and keeping them fed and clothed and clean and educated, … Continue reading

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The Gracious Lies

I was graciously lied to as a child.  I was told that I was fortunate to have been born in the greatest country on Earth.  I was born in the shining city on a hill, the beacon of hope, the … Continue reading

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Autumnal Activities

Have you ever asked a rhetorical question?  It is a question that doesn’t require an answer.  I have sat down to my keyboard so many times since my last post and felt like I was asking myself to write the … Continue reading

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Redecorating the Dining Room

This morning I got out of bed, shut off the irrigation at 6:00AM, and came back and started taking the drop ceiling out of the dining room.  That made the room feel so much bigger than before!  Then after missus … Continue reading

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Sunday Cleaning, Again….

Yet another busy day here today!  It is my mom’s last day visiting us and we will be taking her down to Salt Lake City tomorrow.  I will be sad to see her go.  On the other hand, she has … Continue reading

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Starting Fresh, Feeling Fresh!

Today has been a really good day here!  We sorted out some of the last things in the granary, and cleared out the rubbish from the barn.  We cleared the mess from those two buildings that was in the yard, … Continue reading

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