a fall from hell

around two months ago Saskatchewan was hit with a terrible snow storm…  it was right around the time that Haiti …

beet cake – take 2

Mondays are supposed to be my alone days… they are supposed to be a day that I get the housework …

highlight reel

have you ever ran into someone who is so ‘put-together’ that it makes you feel disgusting about yourself? it’s not …

Grandpa is Gone

the farmer’s grandpa is gone…  our middle son got one last wink in with him, our daughter was told that …

puberty at 37

  so I got suckered into getting braces…  almost botox too… it all begin with my oldest son getting braces …

‘teddy bear’ sandwiches

I’m not sure the extent of it… but I feel like there might be a significant amount of lying going …

Opa in the Field

yay…  a few hours of combining took place!  on the menu tonight was Opa pitas with pork souvlaki, greek salad …

zucchini three ways

  I warned you that all I can think of lately is how to cook with zucchini…  while others are …

filling the freezer

the calm before the storm… the week before harvest is in full swing and farm wives everywhere are trying to …

crop checking 

“God gives us what we would have asked for if we knew everything He knows” this is my Dad’s text …

July in Camrose

my google search this morning was ‘top things to do in Camrose, Alberta’…  the number one thing was ‘get in …

the farmer’s grandma

the farmer’s Grandma passed away at age 83…  she was the matriarch of a family that consists of her amazing …

caught with your pants down

  it all begins at a school playground… not a school my children attend but in another town… my sons …

hopefully a late bloomer

the empathy I have for my parents is directly correlated to the amount of years under my belt as a …