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Leaves of Green and Other Brilliant Colors - article image

Leaves of Green and Other Brilliant Colors

Someone recently posed the question to me, ?Why do leaves change color?? Hmmm? made me think. I?d never thought about it before. I just accepted that when the time was right they would change and I would enjoy their beautiful hues and love the masterpieces ...

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Back to the Business of Land Sales... - article image

Back to the Business of Land Sales...

We survived, y'all! We had lots of wind and rain, much debris scattered about (3 dump truck loads just from my yard), and lots of power outages. But as far as I know, Irma didn't claim any lives in our little town. That is something to be thankful for! We a...

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The Question is, Do We Stay or Do We Leave? Irma's Path & Intensity Creates Uncertainty - article image

The Question is, Do We Stay or Do We Leave? Irma's Path & Intensity Creates Uncertainty

I was tucking my little boy into bed last night after we had the discussion whether we would hunker down or leave our home until Irma decides to calm herself down. As of last night we had decided we would head due west. My little boy wasn't so sure that's w...

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The Old Home Place...  - article image

The Old Home Place...

What do you suppose this tract looked like back in 1917? This would have been right around World War I when many farmers were asked to sign loyalty pledges because of widespread paranoia about German spies. I wonder if this farmer draped an American Flag o...

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What Eclipses Your Connection with Nature? - article image

What Eclipses Your Connection with Nature?

So, I?m wondering how many of our eclipse viewers had their solar eclipse eclipsed by the multitude of clouds? My hand is raised! Just when it was supposed to be the perfect view of a once (maybe twice for some) in a lifetime event the clouds move in and ha...

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There's No Life Like a Rural Life - article image

There's No Life Like a Rural Life

...when I think RURAL, these are the things I think about and feel appreciation for. You will never enjoy a sunset or sunrise quite the same way in the city as you will in a rural setting. There is just something so peaceful about looking out on the pasture...

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Happy Hunting, Make a List and Check it Twice - article image

Happy Hunting, Make a List and Check it Twice

Sitting in the quiet of the early morning with dew still on the ground and the horizon peaking orange just beyond the tree line brings a certain satisfaction to the hunter waiting for his prey. Looking around at the property that he sits on brings him a lit...

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This Home in the Country Has Come to Town! - article image

This Home in the Country Has Come to Town!

So I've been struggling this week with covetousness! Yes, I know we aren't supposed to do that! But this house! Y'all! It just makes me want it! I quickly messaged my husband...

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