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Asparagus!

I love asparagus, not just because it’s delicious and has lots of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.  I love it, because it’s perennial.  No matter how long and cold the winter has been, that dutiful spring vegetable is one of the first signs of life in my kitchen garden every year.  And, is it ever welcome!  However, I must admit that […]

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“The Weekly Bleat: Teacup Bird Feeders”

I grew up in an environment of “old stuff”–old houses and barns, antique furniture, and heirloom quilts and china.  My grandparents lived next door in the family’s ancestral home, and Grandma Rieley loved antiques.  Almost every Saturday morning she was either at an estate sale, yard sale, or antiques store.  All of this influenced my appreciation and love of antiques […]

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Clouds

Last Friday afternoon was gorgeous.  It was one of those sunny, blue sky days that’s just so uplifting.  The sky was filled with the most beautiful clouds–enormous, puffy, cumulus clouds.  They were really quite majestic.  I got a little carried away and took tons of pictures.  

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Still waters run deep

Originally posted on catterel:
The full moon smiled on the water Pale and still Till A casually tossed pebble Fractured her image She vanished And the watery surface silently said o O O An ever-widening mouth Of concentric circles Not a drop was left in its place Everything moved Rippled and swirled From top to bottom Of the pool Nothing was as before Then In silence the surface re-formed Smooth Still The moon smiled The pebble lay still on the bottom Unaltered.

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With Gratitude

I’ve been nominated for another Liebster Award.  And, I have to say how appreciative I am of those of you who take time out of your busy schedules to read Fourth Generation Farmgirl and all about the happenings on Green Hill Farm.  It is also an honor to be acknowledged by fellow bloggers in such a lovely manner.  These awards allow us an opportunity to get to know each other a bit better, and perhaps, help others get noticed, too.  All in all, a wonderful way to build community. I’m delighted to have been nominated by Ritu, the author of the creative and eclectic blog, But I Smile Anyway.  I was also nominated by the author of the blog, The Modern Theologian.  This blog provides interesting and thought provoking discussions on religion.  These nominations are such a surprise, and I’m happy to accept. The following rules are associated with the Liebster Award: 1.  Link the person who nominated you to your blog post and let them know you answered their questions. 2.  Answer the 11 questions given to you by the nominator. 3.  Nominate other bloggers for the award that have fewer than 200 followers. 4. Create 11 questions for your nominees to answer. 5. Let the nominees know that they have been nominated by going to their blog and notifying them. My 11 Questions from But I Smile Anyway: 1.  Who would you most like to meet, from the past? Queen Elizabeth […]

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