photo challenge | pets

We now have four baby poults living in our garage. (Until my kids joined 4-H last year, I had never heard that term before in my life.  If you are like me, “poults” are baby turkeys.)  Will and Weslea enjoyed raising them so much last year that they decided to work with them again this […]

photo challenge | wind

It took awhile but Weslea and I finally found a bit of wind to work with this morning. Of course, at this moment while I’m sitting here writing this post, I can hear the wind completely howling now. Urgh! 😉 Enter your Face + Wind photo over at I Heart Faces this week…

{inspire me} dance

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music. ~William Stafford Dance is the hidden language of the soul. ~Martha Graham Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another. ~Author Unknown We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. ~Japanese Proverb […]

{inspire me} spring

“Spring” – written by Mark R. Slaughter A sense of warmth is tapping at the door; And hope, a feeling out from distant lore Or so it seems…clears the deep refrain! Emerging youth: a dormant lea awakes. The raging colour, singing loud, partakes In annual birth…spring is born again! How I love our spring: The […]

A Sweet Hello

My kids love, love, LOVE to leave messages around the house. Sometimes for each other.  Sometimes for their dad.  Sometimes for me. Sometimes funny.  Sometimes nice. Sometimes not so nice.  (Signs like No Girls Allowed!!! or Do Not Come In My Room Or I’m Telling Mom!!!! on bedroom doors come to mind.) Yesterday morning after working […]

I Heart Faces | Phone Photo Challenge

On a walk with my daughter this afternoon.  It ended up being a very short and very quick walk because the temperatures were dropping fast here in Ohio and it was getting super cold out there.  Brrrr!!! I love using my iPhone to capture moments when I don’t have my big girl camera with me. […]