July 3, 2015

Friday Follow-Up

This week:

We had a wonderful visit with our daughters and their families this week, and attended our son's wedding. I'm thankful they were all able to be here, and very thankful for our new daughter-in-law. While the sons-in-law were visiting they helped with many little and big projects, including cutting down a dead tree behind the horse barn that rubbed against the barn when it was windy. They took out the fencing next to the tree and put in a gate so that I can now let the horses out into the hayfield there instead of walking all the way to the big gate in the winter. Part of the pasture was brush-hogged and several pieces of equipment were repaired.

They didn't get to everything on the unending to-do list, but that was because we wanted to have some fun and enjoy their visit too. We took our annual trip to the zoo, visited the Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, roasted marshmallows, blew bubbles, and celebrated a birthday. The girls helped with the cooking. The wedding was as beautiful as weddings always are. Now the house is quiet and it's time to get back to work.

-- This week's posts were Four Things I'm Looking Forward to this Summer and How to Make Vinegar at Home (from the archives).

-- My Friday Find is this recipe for a single serving chocolate and peanut butter cake, using oat flour. Yum!


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  1. Just wanted to tell you how much I've been enjoying your site, informative, interesting, helpful and fun. Glad you had such a great time with family. Unending lists, well, they are just that, unending.

  2. Thank you so much, toe dancer; I'm so glad you're here too. Yes, those project lists never seem to end and we just have to accept it. I hope you have a great weekend.

  3. I hear you about the unending to-do list. I think that's been a feature of every farm since Adam first had to make his bread in the sweat of his brow!

    1. You're right, Stephen, that's the Truth.

    2. You're right, Stephen, that's the Truth.


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