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An Udder Surprise

Dearest friends, please forgive me. My last post was extremely discouraging. We’re all in much better spirits, now. The spring has sprung, birds are singing, buds are opening, and everyone is feeling frisky. Jude has been in raptures over the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Slipper

I’ve been sharing a lot of highlights, lately, of our new life on the farm. Barefoot Meadows has been an exciting place. There have been things to explore, new animals, and fun. Tonight, though, I’m going to share something different. … Continue reading

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Meet Belle!

About a month before we moved here, to Barefoot Meadows, we found an ad on kijiji for Great Pyrenees pups. As an avid kijiji hawk, I showed Andrew the ad and suggested we jump on it, as I hadn’t see … Continue reading

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Barefoot Adventures Part 3

Once we got home, Andrew¬†and I began discussing what we’d make as an offer. After some consideration, we got in touch with our realtor. I won’t go into too much detail about the negotiations, but we were, eventually, able to … Continue reading

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Timehop!

Lately, thanks to the Timehop app, I’ve been thinking a lot about Lucinda’s early days in the NICU. The uncertainty, the waiting, the scary medical stuff… looking at old pictures brings it all back. It amazes me how far she’s … Continue reading

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Patience, Persistence, and Potatoes

It’s funny how, as long as it’s still August, it feels like summer. Then, September 1st hits and suddenly fall is a reality. Instead of brushing off the cool, damp weather, the cold really takes root. We harvested our potatoes … Continue reading

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Nursing in Public – “Go Ahead, Just Cover Up”

*Warning! This post may ramble. I plan to hold myself back, but, as this is a journal of sorts, you’re getting a front row seat to my stream of consciousness. This is not an essay (maybe one day).* Ever since … Continue reading

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The Prince’s Adventures Concluded (Part 7)

Dear Patience, It has now been several weeks since the bizarre events of which I recently wrote you. Things have settled down nicely, around here. The children spend much of their time in the backyard, planting seeds, digging in the … Continue reading

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Dear Patience… Part 6

Dearest Patience, Although it’s been several days, I shall pick up exactly where I left off, so as to preserve as much clarity as possible. After Gerald’s exclamation, he ran off, back the way we’d come. I’ll admit that I … Continue reading

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Dear Patience… Part 5

Dearest Patience, I apologize most profusely. It was terrible of me to leave you in suspense. Much has transpired, since I wrote last. I will endeavour to pick up where last I left off, and to lay it out for … Continue reading

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