Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

 smile. Last year I met a woman in the grocery store that had purple hair.  I stopped to talk to her and asked if I could take her picture.  She was absolutely thrilled to have her picture taken. Purple has been my favorite color for a very long time. Although as a very young child when …

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Why is there a peacock in my living room? We have so many projects going at once.  We start one, then something comes up and we stop what we are working on and move on to something else.  Please tell me we aren’t the only ones with too many irons in the fire?

These seed packets jumped into my shopping cart the other day.  I’ve been reading the seed catalogs and dreaming about what I will plant in the garden this year.  Ah spring, I’m looking forward to welcoming you. Right now, though, it is very cold out and we are under a blanket of snow.  Our pipes …

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I’ve been off-line and out of touch and away. All summer there has been a whirlwind of activity here at the cottage.  The cottage renovation is still an ongoing process and will be for some time.  The exterior work is complete for the most part.  Our Cottage received her new paint colors – green, blue …

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Time has flown by since we last visited. This is my most red,white and blue photo I could come up with today – for those of you that join me in celebrating Independence Day. We (that’s the royal we) have taken on the role of general contractor on our farmhouse renovation.  It is at best …

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These spring days are glorious, although a bit of a roller coaster with up and down temps.  Oh and the wind.  Gosh does it really need to blow this hard? So, how was your weekend? I did something this weekend, that I haven’t done in a few years.  Boy did it feel good. Now before …

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Finally, it’s here – Happy first day of spring Y’all!  Old man winter won’t let his grip go just yet.  We have rain, sleet and a few flurries this am. There’s nothing more soothing to my ears than the sound of rain on an old tin roof.  Well, maybe the sound of rain on a …

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