Archive for December, 2016


I can complain about the weather, or enjoy its beauty. The forecast is calling for minus 25 to minus 35 below zero. There is snow covering everything and icicles hanging down from the roof of the old barn. Two of the oldest Great Pyrenees dogs will come inside and stay in the basement next to […]

December 17, 2016 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Contemplations

Baking Today

We grow our own food and live a healthy lifestyle –so I change things around when I bake. Today, I made Pecan, Cinnamon rolls. By substituting  organic whole wheat, for white flour, and Maple Syrup for sugar, my rolls are yummy and are a healthier treat for breakfast.  Just saying —

December 16, 2016 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Kitchen

Full Circle

Many, many, years ago, a beautiful Great Pyrenees puppy was born to Josie and Asher. She loved to play in the fresh straw with her brothers and sisters. They would “woof” and “wag” and roll around. She liked the barn cats and the old rooster. Life was good. This morning, Bob found her laying in […]

December 14, 2016 · Sarah · One Comment
Posted in: Great Pyrs

Found On A Wall

From an anonymous poet on a WWII cellar wall in a Jewish hiding place was the following. “I believe in the sun, even when it is not shining. I believe in love, even when I feel it not. I believe in God, even when He is silent.” The message is ageless and for all of […]

December 13, 2016 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Contemplations

At Our House

It is snowing now, big fluffy flakes are drifting down. Bob is watching Green Bay win a football game and putting new strings on his guitar.  Supper is almost ready, Chile, salad, garlic bread, and pecan pie. We had company coming over for dinner and they just called and cancelled. The roads are bad out […]

December 11, 2016 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Contemplations


Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the Glory of the Lord shown around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them,” Be not afraid, for behold, […]

December 9, 2016 · Sarah · No Comments
Posted in: Contemplations

Foot Prints on the Floor

Huge muddy footprints are covering my living room floor. They are marching around the kitchen table. They are climbing the back stair way and draping themselves all over the hall way. Little clumps of dried mud are scattered from the back door to the far end of the living room. Long white hair is free […]

December 6, 2016 · Sarah · One Comment
Posted in: Great Pyrs


In all the turmoil raining down on America, it is good to focus on the simple, everyday things. Today, I will enjoy the quiet time, the ordinary times, and  be thankful to the Lord. Bob is a “Happy Camper”. He really enjoyed his breakfast of  French toast with maple syrup, fresh eggs from our chickens […]

December 4, 2016 · Sarah · One Comment
Posted in: Contemplations, Uncategorized