Patience

I have a framed saying from years ago when Al started fishing. It says:  Waiting for the fish takes patience but waiting for the fisherman takes more patience I’m not refuting that statement because I have fished with this man before.   Casting, reeling, trolling, casting, reeling, trolling.  Hour after hour after hour Sometimes catching a fish sometimes … Read more

From Wild Plums to Jelly

This is the first year my dad was able beat the deer and birds to his wild plums and what a treat they were!    After eating my fill, I decided that some wild plum jelly would be a good way to use up the rest of the fruit. My grandmother taught me how to make jelly when … Read more

Who Do I Listen To?

There is a debate happening on my shoulder. The debate is about some bare land that has appeared in my backyard. The bare land appeared because a new fence had to be built to keep the baby calves out of the backyard. On one shoulder, the garden angel is telling me I already have 8 … Read more