Eggs and Coffee

At the sounds of the eldest stirring, I roll out of bed. The chickens are already making a racket.  I head to the wood stove and crush the newspaper and build the fire. I’m trying to beat my wife’s feet to the floor, but today I am going to be too slow. Continue reading “Eggs and Coffee”

Simple Start to the Day

We have simple dreams, simple wishes and desires for our life together.  My family and I want to take time to appreciate the seasons and what is outside the window rather than what is contained within our walls. Anyone can accumulate stuff. We want to try to grow vegetables and raise our own animals. We want to enjoy all that is already offered in nature and around us, as well as the process of creation, and doing things with your own hands.

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