Family

Pause to Reflect

It’d been one of those days. Long. From 7 a.m. it was busy with check ins, check outs, paperwork, dealing with people and all the things that went in to running an RV park in summer. It was warm, no real break for lunch as eating on the run was common. 8 pm the busy […]

Story Behind the Meme – Small Farms

Some time ago I made a couple of photo memes that I share from time to time. I thought I’d take a few minutes to share why it was made, as some are offended by it. It’s a slam on large farms, or it’s a negative. It’s reality. The first one is one intended to […]

The Official Family Photo

I shared the unofficial one here, because it was the last photo ever taken with my beloved “Boo boo” or Higgins, the Papillon. But I realized I never shared the “real” one – the one that will soon be hanging on our wall. From L-R: Jake the Cow-Dog, Myself, The Cowboy (Zach), his son Ty, […]

5 Unique Baby Shower Gifts

Many baby showers bring the commonly thought gifts of baby blankets, diapers and other items that are definitely useful, but what do you get to stand apart? Some useful and unique baby shower gifts come with varying costs. 1. Give a certificate for private CPR class for the parents and family. The Red Cross or […]

Moments In Time

I recently read it takes roughly $1,000 per child per month for raising a child. I can’t help think that’s wrong. Of course, what area of the country one lives in is a factor. At $1,000 per month, it’s roughly $198,000 invested in Connor so far. If only it was so clear cut as a […]

Things to do Now

After a crisis it’s easy to take a different look at things and say we should have done this or we’re going to do that. Time passes, life gets busy and those resolutions get lost. Here’s several things to put on the “to do” list to make sure you and your loved ones are around […]

A Look Back at 2014 on the Farm

As 2014 comes to an end, I’d like to reflect on the milestones, activities, and day-to-day farm happenings by reviewing pictures I captured throughout the year.The Polar Vortex: The year started with one of the coldest winter’s we’ve experienced.The sn…

A Look Back at 2014 on the Farm

As 2014 comes to an end, I’d like to reflect on the milestones, activities, and day-to-day farm happenings by reviewing pictures I captured throughout the year.The Polar Vortex: The year started with one of the coldest winter’s we’ve experienced.The sn…

What if Your Town is the Next Ground Zero?

I often have posts about community, home and ‘issues’ that aren’t strictly food or farm, but are an influence for many of us. We all see the major headlines, and we’re all just a few actions away from being the next one. Yesterday a young lady, who I will not name here for reasons of […]