The perks of being a farm kid
Sometimes (SOMETIMES) there are perks that come with being a farm kid. In this case, having your dad wheel you around in the wheel barrow while you do chores is one of those perks. Ahhhh, the life!
We found this giant moth at Burke’s baseball game last week. I didn’t have my camera so I attempted one of our macro shots with my iPhone. I think my shaky hands prevented us from capturing it well, but nonetheless, it was a fascinating bug to find!
Imagine being really really really thirsty. Imagine having no water. And the minute you stop and think about how thirsty you are and that you have no water, you get even thirstier. This is the game we are playing right now with our animals. We’ve had little to no rain for at least 8 weeks, if not more. It’s been so long, we’ve lost count. No rain means no grass. No grass means...
Happy Birthday, sweet Finley!
Finley turned 7 yesterday. Oh what a day! It was a great day filled with early morning breakfast with Mama, accompanying Mama to work to hang out until lunch at her favorite place, Zen Zero (Thai food) with all of us (except our Loretta, of course) and then a surprise trip to the bike store to get her a new “bike with a basket” (which was on her sweet little hand-written birthday...
4th of July at Sweetlove
I don’t usually post so many pictures of one particular event but I had so much fun snapping tons of photos I wanted to share my favorites. We hope you had a happy and safe holiday!
What would you take?
Last week, Burke gave a speech for a 4H Prince competition (in front of a room of people, including 2 judges) in which he had to say in 3 minutes or less what he would take if he had 5 minutes before a natural disaster occurred? His answer? His two baby blankets that he’s had since he was born! Most of the other boys (about 11 of them) named off a long list of survival kit things - money,...