De-railed

My life has been cruising along this summer. Our Classical Conversations campus has doubled in size our new American Heritage Girls troop is starting with over 20 girls (which is amazing), and I was beginning to organize our school year when a giant speed bump flew me off course. The house that we are currently in, the house across from my parents, where my garden grows, the grass is big and my kids can run free range is on the short sale list. I know it's only a house and it was never mine to begin with but I feel...

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Sierra Living

After living in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for the majority of my life I have come to learn that life here in the Sierra's has its own almanac, and year after year it rarely changes that much. January is usually dry, cold mornings and warm afternoons. January weather gets you excited for spring way to early. February it snows a lot. March it keeps snowing. April the sun comes out, but there is snow on the ground. The buds start appearing on the trees towards the end of April. You may want to plant something outside but it usually dies....

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Fresh eggs opened my eyes.

Many of you have read my post about becoming a reluctant Vegan for health reasons, and here is the post to say why that decision will never work. There are so many decision to make in a day from what time to get up, to shower or not, what to eat, one cup or two cereal or eggs kids TV or not and the list can go on and on. Most of those decisions you make without thinking or feeling anything at all, so when you have to choose between farm fresh eggs in the morning and tofu you NEED...

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