Category Archives: The Dirt

Home.

If home is where the heart is, my heart is here. Ten years ago today, pregnant with twins, we made the move from upstairs apartment in the farm shop to farmhouse. Here are my top ten reasons for loving home…...
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Black Raspberry Cobbler

I love black raspberries. I love black raspberry cobbler almost as much. My mother would make a cobbler of wild raspberries after every picking during my youth. Thankfully, our berries taste close to those I remember. Close. Childhood memories are...
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From Gate to Plate

On Tuesday, Brennan and I traveled west to Owensboro to enjoy a meal and panel discussion concerning both sides of the plate, the farmers that grow food and the people that eat the food. Our friend Suzanne helped with the...
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A Friday Favorite

Some years Brennan takes the gold in choosing Christmas gifts for me. Some years, well, I should just be grateful and that’s that. This year he gave me a weed eater. Yes, a weed eater. In all honesty, I’m still...
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Snow, Anyone?

Other than one snowfall in November, our Kentucky winter has been relatively free of snow. That is, until this past Saturday. When I looked out the window the predicted 1/2″ was working it’s way to 4″. This sudden surprise reminded...
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Update 2015

Where did 2014 go? I am not one to wish time away, but I’ll admit I was ready for a new year. However, as with any year, much of the previous year’s work falls into the lap of January. Taxes,...
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Notes

I am a music junkie. It’s good to get that off my chest. May I admit more? I am totally crushed at the cancellation of a Kings of Leon concert for tonight, one of their concerts I could finally attend....
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This Guy

This guy… …whom I thought was just the quiet, new kid on the block, is really, well, quite the bully. Little Red has always been calm, easy going. Yesterday, he either decided he did not want me checking his waterer...
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In the Bullpen

Nope, no baseball here, although we do regularly throw in a game of highly competitive volleyball. Look out. Check yourself. You got served. Okay, enough of that. At the GFC, we refer to our bull lot as the bullpen. I...
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For Us

For me, for you, or for anyone struggling to catch his or her breath: 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of...
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