Stories from the Homestead: Disappointments and Failures

Disappointments. Failures. I hate those two words, and coupled together, they just send my senses to an absolute unmatched level of frustration. In any area of my life, I don't handle any of these things very graciously. I let the very essence of them creep into my attitude and my thoughts. Lately, there have been…

Stories from the Homestead: The Hope of Spring

The tiniest blades of green pushing through winterized soil, what a beautiful thing. Soil so hard and worn from winter's wind beating down upon it, is now the soil from which the new begins to grow. Every time I walk outside and see the specks of green, I am reminded of the hope of spring.…