Food Independence

Along with gardening, I wanted to add eggs to our family food independence. Growing our own vegetables, we control what chemicals do NOT go on our food and the kiddos learn not only how to grow their own food but where their food comes from. Having chickens is the same process. We control what the…

Bailey n Addy

Bailey’s sister Addy (our eldest daughter’s puppy) came over for a playdate. They are great pyrenees/huskey mix, born Feb 3, 2017. I managed to grab a few good ones and a few silly ones. You can follow them on Instagram @baileynaddy Enjoy!!

Gardening ’17

I’ve always loved flowers and being around plants. A few years ago, I decided that I wanted to try growing my own veggies. I bought seeds and grew tomatoes, squash, lettuces, carrots, potatoes, and more. There were many things I had to learn along the way but my “green thumb” and love for plants made…

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

“There is nothing so American as our national parks. The scenery and the wildlife are native. The fundamental idea behind the parks is native. It is, in brief, that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us. The parks stand…

Morning after

One of my favorite things about living in Northern New Mexico is spring snow. Not spring as in jumping or spring as in water, but as the season. Last night and early morning we received 10 inches of snow in Taos Ski Valley, according to TSV snow report. In town, it’s always less in amount but not…

Your road

“Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere – on water and land.” ― Walt Whitman

Just live

“Dear God,” she prayed, “let me be something every minute of every hour of my life. Let me be gay; let me be sad. Let me be cold; let me be warm. Let me be hungry…have too much to eat. Let me be ragged or well dressed. Let me be sincere – be deceitful. Let…

Sunshine

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. “~Helen Keller