May 2015

6 posts

According to the old rhyme, it is April that is supposed to bring the rains, while May should grace us with the beautiful flowers and new growth of Mother Nature. For some reason, Mother must have fallen asleep somewhere between the end of April and the first of May, and is still sleeping, because we …
Not having enough money in the budget can get a bit aggrieving to a farmer. Since all too often the cost of something is more than we can afford, the Country Boy has gotten into the habit of saving what I would call nothing but bits and pieces of junk. There are days when I …
One of my favorite quotes is from Col. John ‘Hannibal’ Smith, a character on the old A-Team series. ‘I love it when a plan comes together.’ But right now, I’m wondering just what to do when my plans fall on the floor and shatter into tiny pieces. We had big plans on starting up our …
Time. It can be spent, but never saved. Which is a sad thing for this Farm Wife. With everything that needs to be done on a daily basis, I would be thrilled to have a savings account where I could deposit a few minutes every day, and when I ‘run out’ of time, I could …
Saturday morning, I walked outside to do my morning chores, and I admit – I had a bit of a chip on my shoulders. I really just wanted to sleep in one day. Just for an extra hour. But I know full well that if I gave in to my desires, I would be so …
Decisions, decisions. Every day we are faced with a multitude of decisions to make. Some are almost subconscious, and we make them without even thinking about it. Some are overwhelming, and stop us in our tracks. It is those that have us second-guessing ourselves, never sure about which one to make. Regardless of the one …
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