Tag Archives: Minnesota farmer

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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Birthday Fun, Easter, Racing, and April Snow

Minnesota weather is never boring. Last month as we got several big March snowstorms I reasoned that it hadn’t been a bad winter, overall. December and January had plenty of bitter cold, but snowfall in our little pocket of the … Continue reading

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What’s Your Olympics?

The Winter Olympics are whizzing by in South Korea, and I’m eagerly taking in the skating, the skiing, the teamwork, and the chronicling of dreams when I have a chance. There is always something wholesome, gritty, and wondrous about people … Continue reading

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June is Rolling By

It’s June in Minnesota, and summer is in full swing. Well, technically we just had the summer solstice late last night, but it has felt like summer all month. Speedy is doing what little boys do and discovering joys such … Continue reading

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She will be called Parsnip 

Happy April! A small boy who keeps growing is keeping me on my toes all the time. He walks, crawls,and babbles with vigor. His favorite activity is loading and unloading — whether it be cans and bottles from any non-secured … Continue reading

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