Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

It’s raining again,  which is better than snow, but still is it ever going to stop?  Mr. Cottage said it feels muted today.  That grey cast has wrapped around our little house and it feels like no matter how many lights we turn on, we can’t overpower the gloom. It’s a good day for snuggling …

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Brilliant sunshine, fallen leaves crispy and crunchy under my feet, heavy with a coating of frost, a thousand diamonds shimmer in the grass.  An owl screeches high in the treetops.  A donkey is braying loudly and the chickens are beginning their morning chatter.  Swoosh swoosh a flock of buzzards soars overhead.

An earthquake, which is not typical for our area, rocked our little house a few years ago, weakening our cabinet structure and cracking walls.  Our old roof was leaking and water had seeped into the drywall, causing it to buckle and peel.  The worst part was mold was growing.  Last year when our beautiful new red …

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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.

 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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