Reflections on August, 2016

In case you were wondering, building a house is exhausting. I mean serious, fall-asleep-before-your-head-hits-the-pillow exhausting. We’ve been at this house-building business for 3 years now and I am tired! I’m tired of climbing up on the roof, looking for misplaced tools, cobbing and re-cobbing, cooking on fires and unconventional stoves, traipsing to the outhouse, and […]

Reflections on May, 2016

Ah, the most glorious month in Oklahoma is upon us. May is gorgeous. It is fresh and green and alive and there are perfect days with sunshine and a slight breeze. These beautiful days coupled with the prospect of summer travels conjure up feelings of ultimate soul-satisfaction.

I usually save the book chat for last, […]

Reflections on July, 2013

July Flies By

I kept putting off writing this blog because I felt like we were away from the homestead so often that there wasn’t much to write about. Fortunately, reading The Oklahoman this morning sparked an idea that set off the rest of this entry. 26.9 inches fell on the majority of Oklahoma from […]