Monthly Archives: February 2014

Beauty 27 February 2014

Sometimes I am simply blown away by the beauty of this planet. I wish I had an nth of God’s creative abilities. I read yesterday about a typical day in the life of a young adult writer I like who … Continue reading

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wide open 18 February 2014

I’m still thinking about homesteading and long winters in dug outs. Maybe on nice day, after your chores were done, you might take a moment to gaze across the prairies. Would you feel small? Or would you give thanks being … Continue reading

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Snow & Wind 20 February 2014

  Snow and wind overnight drove snow into the hay stack and the north side of the barn and yet it was still such a beautiful morning. It is easier at the beginning of the day to see and give … Continue reading

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homestead 18 February 2014

I keep thinking about those who came west to homestead and how rugged it must have been. I’m sure they got dug-out fever during a long cold windy winter. This photo is of the original dug out on the property … Continue reading

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buds 17 February 2014

Warm winds blowing have quickly melted much of the snow–mud season for a bit. Buds have appeared on some of the trees but I’m hopeful that they won’t progress much further until spring really arrives. The horses are enjoying the … Continue reading

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storm 13 February 2014

Snow storms have left our landscape white; it’s been years since we’ve seen snow like this. I ventured out on my snow shoes having forgotten that I even owned a pair. Snow shoeing has to be one of the most … Continue reading

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Farmstead 11 February 2014

This farmstead is not too far down the road from us. I love the word which apparently was first used in 1807 and simply refers to the farm and its buildings. Can you even imagine living in the late 1800s … Continue reading

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