{p,h,f,r} Seeking Rest in Beauty

{PRETTY} I may, just possibly, have a thing for wild flowers. I spied this one in my neighbor’s fence row on my way into town yesterday, and I just had to go back to photograph it. It’s gorgeous! And just crawling with bees, butterflies, and other assorted insects. It’s called orange butterfly weed, which is […]

Busy Weekend

We went blueberry picking!  Evie ate too many blueberries.  Blueberry poops are not fun.  Everybody was wondering why blueberry poops are so terrible, so when it finally came, I showed them.  Penelope peered into the diaper and nodded.  “Yup!  That’s what happened to me, too!”  And if that wasn’t enough, I fed them beans for […]

This and That

We’re having the most perfect weather this week.  All day long, the sun shines, drying the laundry on the line and letting us get our work done.  Then just after milking time in the evening, it starts to rain, and keeps it up right until it’s time to go back out for milking again in […]

{p,h,f,r} In the Middle of June

{pretty} Day lilies!  I never used to like day lilies, because they always seemed kind of weedy to me, but now, those very same qualities are what make them so endearing.  They grow so thickly that there’s no need to weed around them, they happily expand themselves year after year, and they require no more […]

Good Morning!

Ah, how the time gets away from me.  So much going on, and so little time to just sit down and write.  I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: All those little kids you’ve got underfoot?  Oh, do enjoy this time!  I know it’s hard, that it seems like you have to do […]