May is here. Summer is at the door; yet even through the rising heat and sunshine, I feel melancholy somewhere deep inside, knowing I am yet another year away from the last time I got to hug my mama. Today was the last time I got a text from her back in 2017. All of […]
I finally had a moment to myself… yes, after seven months. That’s the longest I’ve gone without blogging in – gosh – nearly 15 years this June. It was a much needed break, y’all… only it wasn’t really a break, per say. MAMA HAS BEEN BUSY. I hate to dump this on you right up […]
We had our West Texas fix this weekend; Cacti, kolaches, red dusty roads, fossil hunting and a lot of love and laughter. I always love our weekends in Stamford (or wherever they hold the reunions – it changes every now and then). I wrote a lot about the reunion the last time we went. Seems […]
Updates on the farm mess and animals, garden, greenhouse, and our Texas field trip adventures… not to mention some links and info you won’t want to miss!
Sometimes a feel like a city astronaut who landed on the farm moon. Here I am, this rhinestone urban cowgirl at the Cat and Cactus “farm”… not sure what I’m doing, but I’m ready to learn. Aside from “growing” a “Catcus”… I’ll need a lot of instruction. I am glad I had so much time […]
And so it begins… the page is turning… we are moving on to the next chapter. I found myself wanting to text my mama and tell her all about what was going on today. Reality stings. Holidays are always hard times of year for those who have lost someone. I wish I was better about […]
This month has been a crazy, dreary, rainy, emotional roller-coaster, but we are ever so thankful to see the sun again… and the light at the end of the tunnel. The sunshine has returned after torrential Texas rains (thankfully we weren’t flooded, but that is in large part due to the fact that we chose […]