Girl By the Pond

Girl By the Pond

This digital art image was created from an actual picture I took of my daughter Rachel sitting by our lower pond one fall evening. It captures the serenity of the day and reminds me of so many moments where I found her lost in thought on the bank of one of the ponds or the creek. She loves nature and finds ways to spend time outdoors whenever possible. I decided to share the image after receiving so much positive feedback from friends and family. You can purchase it from Fine Art America in a variety of formats.

 

Old Friends

Old Friends

 

Friendship is so weird, you just pick a human you’ve met and you’re like “yup I like this one” and you just do stuff with them.  ~Bill Murray

 

I woke up this morning thinking about old friends. No, not friends from long ago… OLD friends. Friends I have now that might be classified by others as old.  Granted, old is a relative term.  When I was 20, I thought 40 was pretty darn old… Read more

Starting Over, but not as I had planned

Starting Over, but not as I had planned

So this is how it will begin… not as I had planned, but how the powers that be decided it would be…

I began my Country Consultant blog over 10 years ago (or maybe longer… time slips by so quickly these days) with the intention of sharing all of the amazing and wonderful things I was learning on my new farm.   When I first put fingers to keyboard I thought, this entry needs to be insightful, well-thought out, and useful.    It turned out to be an article about cow farts.  OK.  I don’t even own a cow… so don’t ask me how I ended up in THAT frame of mind on my premier blogging day.

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