Six months of farm life and all the drama of downsizing into a rural life. Come share in our homestead adventures.
Our first month at the farm has been busy to say the least. Ups, downs, and all-arounds. Below is a topic-separated update (as organized as I can manage with my brain all over the place like it is these days). DECEMBER BADNESS Every story has ups and downs. We’ve had our fair share of them […]
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 […]
We started our school up and got going good… (We even went on our first school field trip to the Post Office! I was surprised at how awesome and educational it was. They gave them a behind the scenes tour and gave them papers about how to address their mail, and free books and information […]
You all know that I’m crazy in to history. As a native Texan and genealogist for my family, I don’t shy away from the good, the bad, or the ugly history I discover. This past weekend I found a new link that sent me all the way back to before 1200 in England on one […]