"The Firefly Wakens; Waken Thou With Me," -- Alfred Lord Tennyson -- Help bring back the fireflies by sharing a mystical evening of family fun in the yard catching, studying, then releasing them back into the darkness to light Nature's Path.
I miss those summers when we were free to go berry and plum picking. It's been a long time since I've been in a berry patch or plum orchard, but I still have sweet memories of our raids on our neighbors' patches.
Homesteading isn't just about the great produce, meat and connecting with the earth. It's about taking an educational moment to teach my children where healthy food truly comes from.
I wrote this blog with such fondness of spirit as I recalled how much fun it was to visit Cousin Callie's house, enjoy a delicious meal and bask in her down-to-earth sense of hospitality and generosity. Even the trip through the woods was a treat.
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I just recently spent a long weekend visiting family and friends in North Carolina. Whether you're just visiting or you live in the magnificent Tar Heel State, North Carolina offers no shortage of things to do.
The Hooligans have been very busy getting into whatever they can lately. I attend Memorial Day ceremony at the courthouse. Tuscumbia prepares for the Helen Keller Festival. I show some of my remote setup of bird photography.
I was glad Mrs. Brown lived near us, so I could visit her often and look at her flowers with such longing eyes that occasionally, she'd grace me with a big, beautiful bouquet of every color under the sun.
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