Monthly Archives: January 2009

New Respect and Humbling Experiences

It’s been about 10 years since I’ve worked outside of the home but in just the few days I’ve subbed I developed a new respect for working parents. For a few years I used to be one so it’s not … Continue reading

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Scraps of Life

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the new (OK, new to me as I’m always behind the times) phase people are going through with the ‘slow living’ idea.  First I heard of it was in reading the book Animal, … Continue reading

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Quilting Daze

Wow! what an action packed week and it’s only Thursday! Monday was a Yards of Fun quilt shop field trip out here at Beulah Land and I had such a fantastic time. Seldom do you meet people who are instant … Continue reading

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Happy SonDay – Free at Last!!!

The 14 baby guinea we rescued last fall finally matured enough to release from the chicken coop in the yard! Boy, was that momma guinea glad to get out of the coop. The babies weren’t sure and started to head … Continue reading

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Friends

A while back I was telling Jesus that I was lonely. Being a homemaker and homesteader whose life and work is at home means I have more ‘free’ time than my friends who work full + time jobs. Yesterday a … Continue reading

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Goodness

Don’t you just love days (weeks, months, years???) when the goodness of God just overwhelms you? I’ve sat down three times to share about yesterday and words just don’t come. Tears, yes, but no coherent sentences. Of course, since this … Continue reading

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Heart throbs

“Are you and your husband good Christians?” the plumber, a very young man, asked last Friday when  he came out to fix a leak. Since I’m a very literal person, I always have a hard time with that question – … Continue reading

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Slow Saturday Morning

Welcome back to Beulah Land! It’s a cold, windy Saturday morning and I’m puttering, not getting much of anything done. Above is Beulah, our non-sacred cow, who silently watches over our living room and collects dust like everything and everyone … Continue reading

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Hearts at Home Quilt Don’t know if I ‘reported in’ with the results of the beef adventure or not but …. wooden spoon roll here – a whooping 1# 7 oz of tallow!  (the beef adventure can be found at … Continue reading

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