The Everyday Archives

What Difference Does a Cup of Tea Make?

I have fallen in love over the years with the season of fall. Fall is the delightful time of year when the weather starts to have a bit of nip to it, when  plants and trees change the color of their leaves until finally they shed them as they prepare for their winters rest. It is also when first fires are made in our wood burning furnace to take the chill off the house in the morning when we all awake. It’s so fun to cozy up the house for the cooler weather. Fall decor with its oranges, browns, and yellows are used to bring in the season along with other things that unmistakably speak of the changing season. When I imagine a great start…

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Raising Boys in the Country

Eighteen years ago we moved out to this somewhat, mostly completely private spot of land to raise our family. We’ve had our times.  One hundred twenty-two sticks of dynamite had to be used for the building site and rocky land does not make for a good septic system.  Being off-grid you have to learn the proper set-up for alternate energy, and when your well goes dry you have to be prepared to drill in a new location.  Life here in the sticks can be challenging sometimes. {real-life cowboys} But If we had to choose again, we would choose where we are.  We’re spoiled now.  If we had a neighbor within shouting distance, we’d probably be like the pioneers of old – wanting to head out…

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