Every single time Michael, my husband, attended a conference or left for a long weekend, something went wrong on our hobby farm. Just last year, my husband was gone for two weeks and a total of ten accidents and catastrophes occurred. All my kids are well aware of this pattern of disasters. As I… Continue reading Choosing to Laugh Instead of Cry
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Inspire Me Monday :Me? A Mother of Nine9?
By all outward appearances, I am a rather old-fashioned sort of woman. Yet, I was the least likely candidate to have a lot of children because I had never even held a baby before my first-born. You would think having nine children (yes, nine!) would have turned me into a frazzled wreck with a figure like the…… Continue reading Inspire Me Monday :Me? A Mother of Nine9?
Inspire Me Monday: Inspired to Write, Even About Pigs
Inspire Me Monday #94 – Week Of October 20, 2013 It is time to create, to come out of the shadows and collect my hundreds of quirky slice of life stories into books. Not just blog and write columns like I have for the last 18 months but to set apart time to formulate a…… Continue reading Inspire Me Monday: Inspired to Write, Even About Pigs