Author Archives: Lisa

About Lisa

Hi, I'm Lisa. Dairy farmer's wife and Minnesotan to the core, I write about rural farm life, running down country roads, and the food, faith, and family that bind everything together. Follow along on my journey.

I Had a Baby!

Yes, I had a baby! Back on January 15th our son Nolan came into the world at 6 lbs, 15 oz and 20 inches long. He was tall and long; crying and pink. It felt just as amazing as I … Continue reading

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Fall Thoughts and Announcements

Mid-November is by definition fall, but the weather a few weeks ago looked exactly like winter. We had our first measurable snows of the season, and Speedy was delighted by the white-coated roofs and stomping around in boots and snow … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To His First Home 

We sold our house this summer, and it almost killed us.  I’m half kidding but only half.  I think I’ve mentioned before we moved into the house on the dairy farm over the winter. We never had a big, official … Continue reading

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Families, Kids, and Immigration

I shared this on Instagram yesterday, and I thought it fit nicely here, too.     As I’ve picked up and held this handsome babe over the last week my heart has been so heavy with the knowledge that hopeful immigrants … Continue reading

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Earth Day Run 2018

One month ago I ran the Earth Day Half Marathon. It was a beautiful spring day in central Minnesota – which was welcome after a true blizzard the weekend before! I had been training “okay” through the winter, but I … Continue reading

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