Month: April 2008

A Mixed Bag

Under the heading, strange things seen while attending a funeral… This public telephone sign is slowly being swallowed by the sycamore tree outside the tavern where we had the luncheon after my husband’s uncle’s funeral. (How’s that for a run on sentence, like something… Continue Reading “A Mixed Bag”

Just a Little Off the Top Please

Another rite of spring around Touchstone Farm is the shearing of the sheep. Since we only have 1 old ewe any more it took about 20 minutes. Quite a change from the old days when it took most of a morning and there were… Continue Reading “Just a Little Off the Top Please”

Boo Berries

Welcome to our house My fabo family purchased this beauty for me for Mother’s Day and I wanted to share how pretty it is with daffs blooming at it’s feet. DH worked very hard to install this, our farm isn’t called Touchstone for nothing,… Continue Reading “Boo Berries”

Spring has Sprung

Double Daffs, don’t they just make you want to smile… Hellebores, one of my favorite flowers of spring . It begins blooming for me in February and is gorgeous into May. The flowers are downward facing so you have to slow down to enjoy… Continue Reading “Spring has Sprung”


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