I’ll take one. No, better make that 200.

I’ll take one. No, better make that 200.

“Cure for an obsession: Get another one.” ~Mason Cooley I have a weirdness. It popped up in a conversation between Jason and I the other day. For a bit of a backstory, it began innocently enough, as it always does. I was in the plant section, more specifically, the CLEARANCE (clear-ron-say, as I love to … Continue reading

I found the recipe, but I died of hunger

I found the recipe, but I died of hunger

  Yes, I am about to hit you with a first-world problem. Yes, it is petty and silly but I just wanted to throw this out in the world and see what you think. Let’s create the scenario: You look at the clock and it’s close to 5pm. “Crap! I haven’t EVEN thought about supper. … Continue reading

Lipstick & Gizzards

Lipstick & Gizzards

We were watching Jerry Clower one night, and the late and great Mississippi-bred comedian was talking about times when people in the South got together. Oh, there are pea-shellins, corn-huskins, and taffy-pullins, sure. But no one really gets excited about chicken-pluckins. Here’s why: If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: Broiler … Continue reading

A tale of two dogs… Okay, four.

Fran: Let’s play! Lucy: Cool, I’m down for that! Lucy: Ummmm…. Help? Lucy: No, seriously… HELP. Fran: Is there a problem, officer? Lucy: Okay, you’re TOO MUCH. I’M OUTTIE. Fran: Oh, reeeally! I don’t think so! (Grabs Lucy’s ankle with her mouth) Lucy: AIEEEEEEE! Rosebud: (the innocent bystander) says nothing. Fran: I’m over this. See … Continue reading

Spring is here! (Part one)

Spring is here! (Part one)

Things have been busy as usual, but I have found myself taking a step back and taking it easy over the last couple of weeks. I’m very good at being busy… Which usually results in very little actually getting done, I have found! So here’s what’s going on at the farm: First, we have bumblebees. … Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Grey in our bedroom…

Now, now, certainly you weren’t thinking about that book, were you? I have wanted to paint our bedroom grey ever since I saw this photo: The windows are the same as they are in our room, and yes, I already hung up two quilts on the bar, just as displayed. Sadly, I still lack a … Continue reading