Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

I swallowed a ladybug the other morning. I guess they aren’t poisonous because I’m still alive. ***************************************** Let’s run away together for a moment. Let’s go to a place in our heart where there is goodness and kindness.  Where there is wellbeing of mind, body and spirit. A place where we can breathe.

So, how was y’alls week? We had a mixed bag of weather again this week, nothing major – enough snow to be pretty, then it went away. Father Cottage had surgery this week, which he came through with flying colors. Earlier in the week, That Cat and I took a little walk in the snow. …

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Mr. Cottage and I took a little ride over the river and through the woods. We arrived at Foxfire Christmas tree farm.  They have been in business for thirty years.  Way back in the day Father Cottage was an advisor for the Virginia Christmas tree growers association and worked with this farm. The owner supplies …

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The sun is bright and warm on this winter day. My legs are gaining strength, my steps a little more sure. My hand not so steady with the camera, yet there is progress. That Cat suggested we take a walk together in the enchanted forest to look for buried treasure. Out past the Gargoyle that …

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Hi Y’all – hope all you folks that celebrate Thanksgiving had a beautiful day full of love and happiness with someone special. We changed our traditions this year, and it was a great day full of family and love. What more could a person ask for. A second day was spent with the other side …

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I’ve heard woolly bear caterpillar winter weather predictions, for as long as I can remember. I’ve heard tales like, the more black, the harder the winter will be, and if you see them crossing the road the winter will be hard. Even if you don’t believe, I think there is something about folklore that just …

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