The Harmony and Peace Award

Thank you to Coach Muller, the author of the inspirational blog called Good Time Stories, for awarding me with the Harmony and Peace Award!  I am honored to be in such good company.    This award was created by the  Idealistic Rebel ~IN HER OWN WORDS~ “I created this new award to celebrate all those who promote Harmony & Peace, and who add […]

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The Liebster Award

  I am delighted and honored to have been nominated for a Liebster award, by Edwina’s Episodes.  I’ve only been blogging for two months, but I’ve already connected with so many interesting and lovely people.  It came as such a wonderful surprise, and I’m so excited to accept.  Edwina herself was nominated by Wendy of the Rock. There are certain […]

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A Lesson

As a child growing up on Green Hill Farm there were two things that I looked forward to the most: visiting with Grandma and Granddaddy Rieley and summer time.  One thing that I liked best was neither required dressy outfits or shoes.  I also relished the freedom of an undetermined day, one without rules or routines.  I’d run around on […]

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More Than A Memento

In life, we often go through our days interacting with others, but not really connecting.  It’s just the way it is.  Most days we are busy, stressed, and distracted–replaying yesterday and worrying about tomorrow.  It can be difficult to be in the moment, to observe and listen, to be present–to look and actually see.  Not that we mean to or […]

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About

Welcome!  My name is Tonya, and I grew up on a 300-acre farm in rural Virginia that has been in my family for over 100 years.  After graduating from college, receiving my master’s degree in speech and language pathology, and living and working in a small city for six years, I decided to return to the place of my childhood.  Here, in this rural area, […]

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