Category: A Season on the Farm

A Season on the Farm, November

The first frost and first freeze have come and gone, and now the warm memories of the summer mix with the fond hopes for next spring.  A sense of thanksgiving for the harvest, and a foreboding sense of anxiety for the winter to come figure prominently in each days activities.  Wood is being chopped, gardens…

A Season on the Farm, October

As the green leaves of summer held on for their last days, the promise of cooler temperatures, and the beauty of Autumn overshadowed most all of the activities on the homestead.   What a wonderful growing season this had been, and as much as we wanted it to last forever, the promise of winters chill brings…

A Season on the Farm, September

There should be laughter after pain There should be sunshine after rain These things have always been the same So why worry now Dire Straits – Why Worry The rains of August began to subside in September.  The gray clouds that had paced my mind for the last days gave way to hope.  While there…

A Season on the Farm, July

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 July recorded the passing of a number of monumental items, not the least of which is the movement of passing the mid point of our first season on the farm.  The first six months now committed to history,…