Month: May 2008

Visible Progress!!!

After months of stop and go progress, and nothing VISIBLE happening with our home construction, there is finally visible progress.  The well-drillers dropped off their rigs yesterday and got to work today.  I love thatContinue reading


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Guess what we have . . . {EDITED}

A Yorkie puppy!  He is so stinkin’ cute – we all love him already!  He doesn’t have a name yet, we’re still working on it.  Actually, that’s another part of this post; we’re going toContinue reading


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Burnin’, Burnin’, Burnin’

This weekend, we spent our free time at the property preparing for construction – again – go figure.  Saturday, Aaron & I took down over 300′ of fence, burned weeds, and cleaned up dead branches onContinue reading


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Down on the Farm

This past weekend while Aaron’s brother, Pat, and his family were out of town, I fed their animals in the morning, Aaron’s step-dad, Tom fed them in the evening, and one of their friends fedContinue reading


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Just Because

My baby girl hanging out under the catalpa tree at our property earlier today while we were there.  It’s her – by herself, exploring, playing, imagining, living.  I love all that about her! Follow **AtContinue reading


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Intoxication

Flowers really do intoxicate me. ~Vita Sackville-West     Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you end up purchasing somethingContinue reading


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Oh yeah, the Award

So the reason I was in Heppner at all today was because Emma was being given an award.  We knew it had something to do with Math, but we didn’t know anything specific.  She hasContinue reading


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Mutton Bustin’

Well, not really mutton, but lamb anyway.  Today, Emma had an awards assembly at school, and after it was over she and I came back to Irrigon so she could pick out her lambs forContinue reading


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Luna Petunia

This is Luna.  She is my parents’ dog theoretically, but she thinks she only belongs to my mom.  ANYWAY, when my parents move their camp trailer over here to live on our property and buildContinue reading


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Do you know what these marks mean?

These marks mean the utility companies have been out and marked their lines so we can start digging.  Fortunately, we only have two lines on our property – electric and phone.  Luckily for us, neitherContinue reading


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I’m not ready for this . . .

Heppner’s Eighth Grade Graduation was today.  The Seventh Grade class served dinner, and then they were invited to attend the semi-formal dance afterward.  Emma has been so excited for today, and she looked beautiful!  ThankContinue reading


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Play Ball!

Like many families around here, we’ve been running from one practice to another, one game to another.  I thank God every day that Harley & Katelyn are on the same team, I cannot imagine havingContinue reading


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