A visit to Camp Creek Area

My heart goes out to the folks in the Camp Creek Community. This community was hit by tornadoes last week, and many families lost everything, several were injured, and 6 people in the community lost their lives.   We took a trip out to Camp Creek area today, because we both know families that managed […]

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Welcome to Our Newest Family Member

Val, my youngest child, is pregnant, and due at any time. She had her last doctors appointment yesterday. They had  scheduled her to be admitted to the hospital Wednesday night, and induce labor on Thursday. I was thrilled, I was ready, I told work I would not be in Thursday. I woke up to get […]

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Returning to Work

It has been pretty quiet on the blog this week, I know. I went back to work outside the home for a while. I took a temporary position at John Deere here in Greeneville, where we assemble lawn mowers.  The job runs through May, and is seasonal, so it works out for us. But, I have to […]

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Are You a Homesteader or Farmer?

Are you a homesteader, or a farmer? I keep going between the two, trying to figure out which group we belong to. First, let’s define the two: 1. Broadly defined, homesteading is a lifestyle of simple self-sufficiency. 2. Farming is the practice of agriculture or aquaculture. *While there are several sizes of Farming operations in the United States and […]

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Days Like Today

It’s days like today, well, actually, since Wednesday morning (and it is now Officially Friday morning)(Opps, a friend pointed out that it is actually Thursday, not Friday ~ Guess I’m more out of then I thought!) that I absolutely hate!! Don’t get me wrong, I love my life. I love everyone in it. BUT, I […]

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