Pages tagged with Country Living

Where we left off Jean has gone to spend Christmas with her boyfriend and his family. Katie-Ann is furious and little Carissa doesn't understand why her sister Jean could not be home for Christmas.
The sisters were in Sydney and when they came home Katie-Ann was told that Jean was spending Christmas with her boyfriend's family for Christmas. We are beginning to see the rift between Jean and Katie-Ann.
Where we left off Carissa is finally told about her family history. She couldn't remember her mama when she was well. Katie-Ann present Carissas with a locket and chain as a gift from her mother to always remember her by. This is one of my favorite scenes in the book.
Where we left off Carissa's parents died when she was four years old. She was close to her father but not close to her mother because her mother had a stroke and died shortly after hearing the news that her husband was killed in China. Carissa asks Katie-Ann to tell her about her mot...
Where we left off. The young Carissa is a lonely child who is alienated from her peers at school. She develops an imaginary friend, and has dreams of her dead father who talks to her in her dreams.
I love the land and nature and this is where my heart belongs and where I'm the happiest.
A very expensive venture when imagination takes ove
These days it seems that more people want to go to work somewhere other than the family farm and all aspects of rural life seem to be changing.
This post contains some semi-graphic content displaying a portion of the slaughter of a hog. Reader discretion is advised. The Tale of the Hog is not for the squeamish or sensitive. If this type of discussion/content disturbs you, you might want to move along to something else instead...
Got a mice problem? If you live in the country, then a cat is a must-have.
Country living can be pleasurable and very relaxing. Quite often you lose sense of time.
My heart has been mourning over the loss of my country home until my two oldest sons came to the rescue! It is with tears of joy that I write this!
A fiction, just to evoke a bit of Nationalism in a way that I perceive it.
Where does our food come from? How many years it takes to produce some items. There are necessary requirements as preparing soil, planting, growing, transportation, and labor.
The host of the cocktails and dinner party asked if one knew the proper method for naming a butler.
Moving from the country to the city! I hope that my own unique true story will help someone in a similar situation to always sell any property that is jointly owned after a divorce and not wait until it is in dire need of repairs!
A Heart to Heart talk about knowing my Country and getting a bit close to it with a slightly different backdrop.
Learn to ride bareback is no easy feat as I found out, but the experience is worth the effort
Within this page, are some of my memories of home. I will be putting some more thoughts of home on more pages later on but for now, this is a good start.
I'm just adding more memories of growing up out in the country on a spring-fed creek called Dry Creek, a small piece of Heaven, that I still call home.
In the Summer, no matter where my bare feet would take me around the home where I grew up, there was always one sound that was constant. The call of the red-winged blackbird.
This article is an outcome of the inspiration I got from reading Sheila Newton's article 'What is it Like to Own a Cat?' that was written for "Mark's February Factual Writing Challenge". I never thought I could write about pets. I was thinking this "pets business" was not my forte. ...
When you are out walking in the countryside, are you often sickened by the sheer amount of litter strewn around, wherever you look, despite the abundance of litter bins or clearly marked messages to ‘take your litter home’? Cans and bottles, plastic bags and cigarette ends are uns...
If you are planning on moving to the country, or have recently moved to the country, there are some things you should have, or think about getting. I found these things very handy following my move to a small hobby farm a few years ago.
This article focuses on how to use and reuse baskets to decorate and create storage.
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