Blogspots in waiting…

Often I have more thoughts than I have time to write about them. Our exchange student left one week ago today, and I just wrote about it a few minutes ago. There have been so many things I wanted to write about, but life has been a whirlwind this last week. Trying to...

For the love of Japan

For years I have wanted to host an exchange student from somewhere around the world. I thought that the experience would not only be good for the student, but that it would be a way of “traveling” to another country and culture for my own children. Well,...

Trusting in God’s Plan

Sometimes things don’t go according to our plan and we just need to trust that God has things under control. This is the case for our family this week. We have birthday celebrations a week apart, usual dad to day farm stuff, hubby has to have surgery, our...

The Three Sisters

The three sisters that I will be referring to in this section are my grandmother and my aunts…Grandma, Lois, and Trudi…not the three plants that are referred to as the three sisters (corn, squash, and beans). Ha, ha. We began, last year, hosting a family...

Seedtime and harvest…

I’d have to say that my absolute favorite times of the year are seedtime and harvest! It just feels like all is right with the world when the farmers are out in the fields either planting or harvesting. I have a better understanding and appreciation for them now...