My life and heart are full.
My Blessings are many.
Jesus is the lover of my soul.
My best friend and lover, The Hired Hand, for 3 decades of married bliss!
My first born,The Farmer’s Daughter, aka…Not Your Mother’s Photography! A real professional wedding photographer!!! :D
My second born, The Tender Hearted Warrior.
Two deposits in heaven waiting to meet their family. Along with many family members now.
A barnyard filled with a tassle of critters; a lone doggie and one sorely missed, laying hens, Jersey cows, Nubian Goats and kids abounding….and bounding! A Turkey name Tommy Lee destined for our Thanksgiving Table! Ducks that paddle around in the ducky pool all day! Guineas that remind me that I am not the only crazy one here!!!
Slow food that’s grown with loving hands.
The art of being an amateur farmer and loving it.
The love and trust of faithful friends.
Friends from near and far.
Gifts that include knitting, pottery, quilting, cooking, weaving, basketry….and whatever I set my mind to.
A good sense of humor that gets me through life.
5 Acres to steward.
The Ocean close enough to get wet.
The mountains, close enough to climb.
A warm home filled with love.
An on going healing from Chronic Lyme Disease, Babesia, Ehrlichiosis, and Bartonella. Most of it gone now after a long battle…but I’ve won!!!
A fridge full of ferments that have given me my healing from infectious diseases.
Nourishing foods that are life giving and can’t be found in a box or can.
A loving family that call me Sister, Aunt, Daughter, Sweetheart and Mom.
Books, books and more books that line my shelves; Theology & Faith, Herbalism, Health, Livestock, Poultry, Knitting, Weaving, Dyeing, Spinning, Gardening…….
Handmade quilts on our beds.
Handmade sweaters on our backs and socks on our feet.
Flowers and herbs that give us life.
Music to calm our nerves.
Peace that quiets our souls.
Love that fills our hearts.
And JOY…just simple JOY given to all who enter our lives.