Acrostic Poem “Songbird“ by Tonya R. Hengerer Softly vocalizing One Note at a time— Graciously Building Its song as a melody Resonates throughout the garden and Dances on the wind. Wishing you a peaceful Sunday.
I absolutely love this photo of our sheep. It was taken one snowy February morning in early 2012. And, of course, sweet Hamish is standing front and center. This photo was also the inspiration for our Christmas card that year—the greeting read: Fleece Navibaah! 😉 Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!
Farmgirl with Santa circa 1975 It’s fun looking back at old photographs, especially this time of year. Growing up, my family usually gathered on Christmas Eve at my Grandparents’ house for dinner and gift giving. It was always a joyful occasion getting to visit with all of my aunts, uncles, and many cousins. I have fond memories of […]
I always enjoy making this festive snack mix to share with friends and family. It makes a fun party favor or even a lovely hostess gift, especially when presented in a colorful tin. Ingredients: Dried cranberries and mini marshmallows will mix merrily with this snack…use your favorites. 10-1/2 oz. pkg. rice cereal squares 8-oz. pkg. candy-coated chocolates 8-oz. pkg. candy-coated […]
I LOVE wandering around vintage/antiques stores. You know the kind—where there’s everything from beautiful, old quilts to those tacky Smurf drinking glasses you just had to collect when you were a child. The fun thing is you never know what you may find….treasure or trinkets. But, it’s all good stuff! Well, recently, while enjoying a lazy afternoon in one of these […]
Many people have heard of macaroni and cheese, but if you’re Southern, you’ve probably enjoyed this classic on MORE than one occasion. In the South, mac and cheese is such a popular side dish that some folks might even consider it a vegetable. Growing up, if there was a family get together, then macaroni and cheese was certainly in […]
It was such a beautiful day today on Green Hill Farm—blue skies and 60 something degree temperatures. I took every opportunity to be outdoors, spending extra time in the garden while Dash and Bizou ran around and played. And, I even decided to give the sheep and chickens extra treats…just so I could spend time with them on this blissfully […]
Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!
Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli, 1486 Uffizi Gallery Florence, Italy Liberty of Poetry by Pio Fedi, 1870 Santa Croce Florence, Italy Atop playwright Giovanni Battista Niccolini’s tomb in the basilica of Santa Croce is a statue remarkably similar to New York’s Statue of Liberty. Both depict a woman in neoclassical robes with a crown of […]
Green Hill Farm “Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” ~Walt Whitman