Reflections on October, 2016

Like father like daughter

October is a second spring in this region. Plants that appeared desiccated to their death have reawakened. Fall rains and cooler temps have granted them new life. So many of the trees we planted in spring were presumed dead after the summer heat, grasshopper pressure, and accidental grazing of the cows. 4 out of 6 […]

Reflections on May, 2016

Granite scrap patio

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 April, 2016

Our achievements have been as abundant as the rain.

Our achievements have been as abundant as the rain.

In order to accurately reflect on the month of April of 2016, achievements and milestones would fill a copious list. While I’m surely going to miss a couple of these things, I will try to get most of them into this blog post. And because […]

Reflections on October, 2013

Some of the last harvest.

October 2013: The Month of Changing Weather and Changing Moods

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 10 Americans suffers from depression. I know what you’re thinking. Oh no, I don’t want to read a Negative-Nancy post about depression. It’ll make me feel sad too. Well, I assure you this post ends on […]