SNOWYOWL56's Blogs

The Time Has Come
Sunday, October 14, 2012      6 comments

My journey on SP has come to an end. Many of you know I became very ill a year ago this month. I began to have severe vertigo spells, headaches, and painful neck aches. I went on a FMLA, the school fired me which was within their right as ... Read more
Mutual Forbearance and the Christmas Present
Sunday, December 19, 2010      0 comments

Strange Fruit, the name I gave our last argument, for the want of a Christmas rose. One of us wants it the other one doesn’t. So sad, someone discovered that Santa Claus wasn’t real. But hope lives in the heart of the one who cries, “Be born ... Read more
Funny Feeling
Sunday, July 04, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday I rejected a family party, an invitation to get together with friends and I just wanted to be alone. I had a real hard time over the past 9 months and I'm about to take my mom on a journey to meet relatives we never knew we had. My gra... Read more
Listening to my Inner Voice, Making Peace
Sunday, June 13, 2010      2 comments

For the past three years I've been reinventing myself or maybe I've just been holding on for dear life. I've wanted to follow a vision, a spark so to speak, related to farm-based education. As a Waldorf class teacher I had been teaching the... Read more
Packing an Apology
Sunday, June 13, 2010      0 comments

I Said I Lied Sunday, May 02, 2010 “Didn’t you say you signed the Code of respect form he asked? Or did he say, “Didn’t you say YOU HAD to sign the code of respect?” “Well yes” I said, and then later I admitted to having lied about it whe... Read more
I Said I Lied
Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

“Didn’t you say you signed the Code of respect form he asked? Or did he say, “Didn’t you say YOU HAD to sign the code of respect?” “Well yes” I said, and then later I admitted to having lied about it when I was confronted by this most noble 8th... Read more
Farm Work: Healing, Vision and Imagination
Sunday, January 24, 2010      1 comments

Farm work is the newest 'old' exercise in the world. My Hobby Farm, Llama Lovers, Catholic Critters, and animal loving friends know that I'm in a transition from living and teaching in the city to developing a Farm-Based Education program on my ... Read more
Fear of Flying
Wednesday, December 23, 2009      0 comments

From the first time I took a flight which was while I was still in my late teens, I've never enjoyed the experience. I believe I would enjoy a small plane, an ultralight or maybe even hand gliding. I think I could even get motivated for a skydiv... Read more
Crashing through the ladder
Monday, December 14, 2009      0 comments

Since I've moved to this farm I've found myself doing more outdoor work than I've ever done in my life. Raking, hauling, carrying, lifting, climbing, walking, pushing, digging, shoveling etc. etc. I've had numerous injuries all along, from stepp... Read more
Advent Time
Saturday, December 05, 2009      0 comments

It's advent time and for me that means a time of reflection. Rudolf Steiner says that at this time of the year, the Earth wakes up. The plants, the animals go to sleep in essence. But human beings have a chance to awaken in our consciousness. Th... Read more
Energy, Satisfaction, A Singing Heart
Thursday, July 23, 2009      0 comments

What gives you lasting satisfaction? Lasting satisfaction is a sense of completing my work to the best of my ability. I also experience lasting satisfaction from accomplishing my goals. When I set out to do something and I actually do it I a... Read more
1st time taking lambs to slaughter
Thursday, July 23, 2009      0 comments

Hello fellow shepherds, I've started my life as a shepherd with bummer lambs. A nearby shepherd had several orphaned lambs as they were all born at once to about 20 ewes and it was January in Wisconsin, really cold and there were twins, and si... Read more