The hiatus is hopefully over and I can now get it together to write again.
There have been successes on a number of fronts including health, fitness, and crafting. Not so much on the housekeeping, but even there a few successes. Continue reading “Life Goes On, And Then Some!”
Did I say I was going to make this a positive blog? Well, it is hoped that most everything will be positive, but real.
Life is so hectic. I just looked at the first post this year, which turned out to be on January 1. Well, that is good. Today is the 16th as I write. Better than it could have been as far as timing goes. Lots has happened. Some successes, some not so much. Most recently I have been adding to my paper crafting knowledge. There is so much information on YouTube that, with practice, most anyone should be able to create nice cards and other paper items.
Continue reading “Time is Flying By”
So…turning over a new leaf is not a sure thing by a long shot. By the third day of “doing right” by myself, my family, my home, my body, I began tapering off. That has got to stop!! The leaves in that tree are feeling like they are in a hurricane, I am afraid.
So yesterday I was invited to speak in Church, or rather, I was invited to speak in Church yesterday. I shared some thoughts on things I had learned this past year as well as some hopes for the new year.
Having spent a lot of time on The Frugal Crafter’s blog and her YouTube channel, I thought I would try setting up a WordPress blog.
This blog will be about the life of an older country woman, as you might imagine. Things that might be included will be cooking, sewing, knitting, housecleaning(though not much of that, I expect!!), family history work, etc. Continue reading “The Country Wife Starts Blogging with WordPress!”
Why “The Country Wife”
Years ago, soon after we started raising children, my husband, a school teacher at the local junior/senior high school, noticed that the farm kids at school were the best citizens of the school, i.e. they contributed the most in positive ways…taking part in extra-curricular activities, studying hard, treating other students decently. He thought it must have something to do with their upbringing as farmers’ children. He wanted the same for our children. He had been born in the city and I had been raised on a dairy farm in central Vermont.
Continue reading “Why “The Country Wife””