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Windswept Acres

I'm a city girl turned country dweller, with more miles on me than I care to admit. I share my life with my writer husband, four dogs -- occasionally six -- a cat and currently 16 Nubian milk goats, two of them pregnant. Chickens think they're free-range, and have started laying eggs but something is stealing the eggs so we have a live trap set to catch the thief.

Last year was supposed to be spent finishing up projects and cleaning the property, but was derailed by some heart ...
I'm a city girl turned country dweller, with more miles on me than I care to admit. I share my life with my writer husband, four dogs -- occasionally six -- a cat and currently 16 Nubian milk goats, two of them pregnant. Chickens think they're free-range, and have started laying eggs but something is stealing the eggs so we have a live trap set to catch the thief.

Last year was supposed to be spent finishing up projects and cleaning the property, but was derailed by some heart irregularities. We did expand the goat yard and build an extension on the barn to accommodate the additional goats.

2015 will be a time of finishing the root cellar, clearing along the fence line and cleaning out the storage shed. If time and energy permit, I'd also like to turn the wasted space where the water heater used to live into a towel closet in the bathroom.

I don't do well with formal exercise programs, partly due to being so far from an affordable gym, so work is my "exercise plan."


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Goals for 2015 include:

getting back to a regular walking program.

cleaning out the storage shed.

decluttering the house.

reading 2 nonfiction books a month.



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FROSTY99
8/20/2015 5:01:52 PM

Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. –Emory Austin, motivational speaker

I do believe we make our own music-it is up to us to make it happy and uplifting to keep ourselves motivated and moving. Tap those toes and hear the beat!

Happy Thursday my friend. The weekend is nearly here.



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FROSTY99
8/18/2015 5:15:13 PM

You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are. –Max Lucado, author and pastor

Focus on your blessings for they are your true worth. You have been a blessing in my life. May you have a wonderful week.



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8/17/2015 7:58:19 PM


Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. –Marianne Williamson, author

Learn to think of opportunity instead of security

Make time for yourself - recognize that you truly are worth the time and effort you are taking for you!



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FROSTY99
8/9/2015 9:35:41 PM

Winners are everyday heroes.
Winners take their dreams seriously.
Winners never give up and won't let you give up either.
Winners have attitude.
Winners care in their sleep.
Winners make big things happen a little at a time.
Winners say "yes" to freedom and change.
Winners go with the flow.
Winners see the beginning in every ending.
Winners expect the best.
Winners inspire the best in others.
Winners are the richest people in the world
when it comes to experience, laughter and love.

I think you are definitely a winner in my book. Have a Marvelous week.



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