- 5:24 pm Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 by Staff Writer
Are you holding summertime in your hands?
Sweet, sticky watermelon? Marshmallow roasting sticks? Maybe you held sparklers earlier this month? And maybe holding summer in your hands means tossing a Frisbee for your dog or a baseball to your kids. Perhaps you’re holding a good book, a glass of sweet tea, and the side of a hammock! Ahhhhh.
For me, holding summer in my hands usually involves a bowl of potato salad or a gourmet burger made with organic ground beef raised by my husband and grilled over a flame. Mmmmm. Picnics, barbecues, summer meals served up on a picnic table! That’s [More]
- 5:22 pm Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 by Staff Writer
Up to 60% of our bodies are made up of water, or some crazy amount like that. I think it’s even higher for our heart and lungs. It’s no wonder that water calls to us, soothes, calms and rejuvenates our soul…especially in the summer!
Be it a $10 kiddie pool from the local department store, or a fabulous white, sandy beach in the Florida Keys, on the local river, creek, lake… hours spent in the water swimming and splashing, on the water boating or paddle boarding, or under the water scuba diving or snorkeling(my favorite,)are sooo therapeutic!
Summertime isn’t summertime without a [More]
- 12:03 pm Thursday, July 13th, 2017 by Staff Writer
It’s summer time and the livin’ is far from easy! (But it sure is fun!)
Life on the farm has been crazy busy as we spent all of June preparing for my niece Charisa’s wedding this past weekend. We got the place all cleaned up, spiffed up, and shined up.
I made the wedding bouquets, corsages, and boutonnière’s out of a variety of white and blush flowers, and tucked one of Charisa’s grandmother’s earrings into her bridal bouquet. I’m sure Mom was celebrating with us, crying tears of joy in heaven.
They are a beautiful couple, deeply in love, whose self-written vows had [More]
- 4:24 pm Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 by Staff Writer
As Michael Franti sings, “Summer Time Is In Our Hands!”
If you’ve not seen the video that accompanies this snappy summer anthem, watch it! A young woman is seen diving into the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, flying kites from a bus in Bali, and checking things off a wish list that is beautifully bound in a leather notebook.
One by one she her wishes come true, things as silly as “share a beer with a stranger” and as powerful as “face your fears.”