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I’m a small town girl, transplanted to the farm. It’s where we raised our family, started a business and found a community. I collect life lessons, good words, interesting stories and, of course, books. I write about them here. I hope you’ll join me in the practice of observing and appreciating the details that make up this one precious life.

Welcome!

I’m a small town girl, transplanted to the farm. It’s where we raised our family, started a business and found a community. I collect life lessons, good words, interesting stories and, of course, books. I write about them here. I hope you’ll join me in the practice of observing and appreciating the details that make up this one precious life.

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Quiet :: When Silence Means You’re Up To Something

Our homeschooling years were rarely quiet. With four boys whose ages spread across 10 years, moments of silence were usually cause for alarm. If they weren't sick or sleeping, the absence of noise in our home meant they were up to something. But occasionally, I would be surprised by a quiet that came from deep concentration. Whether it was a...

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Faith

Lenten Logos :: Praying with Jesus

Easter is my favorite holiday for so many reasons. Spring weather, baskets of candy, soft bunnies, pretty new clothes, colored eggs. All of it beats snow, darkness, a chubby Santa and the potential for gift disappointment (it's a thing) hands-down. My grown-up reasons for loving Easter have as much to do with Lent as they do with the...

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“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” ~ William Morris

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