It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no wait, it’s a bird of prey protecting a plane! Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better than a herd of ruminants clearing brush at airports, now our furred and feathered friends are keeping the air safe. That’s right – birds of prey are now used to keep […]
We started school vacation off with a bang – 4 soccer games over the weekend and then a trip to Mystic, CT on Monday. I thought the aquarium was going to be the highlight of the trip, but it was so crowded we could hardly walk around. We left after only a few hours (thank […]
“What should I write for my N blog”, I asked at the second soccer game of the day. “Write about me!” exclaimed Number 5. “I start with N!” Yes, baby boy, you do start with N. You are my Number 5. You are my last child. You will always be my baby. Blogging my way […]
Another school vacation is descending upon us, and I am left without a plan. Soccer has started up and we are expecting the births of our first goats, so we don’t want to take any extended trips. Spouse and I were kicking around ideas for day trips and he hit upon a golden one: Mystic, […]
This week as I have been doing my usual running around, I have had these moments in which I felt utterly content. Don’t get me wrong, the daily frustrations of life were still there: the juggling of the kids, work and farm; the constantly messy house with its never-ending piles of dishes and laundry; the […]
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