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Freezing our butts off at SDC!

Brrr… Although it is not as cold here as many other places in the country, it is COLD! (Have to say that I am not missing Montana at this time where the temps, where we used to live, are close to -50! I even made mention today that I cannot imagine why I wanted to milk cows in that frigid barn each day when we lived there!) Here today, in Branson, Missouri, it was in the teens. Daniel wanted to go... read more


Here’s wishing you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS. We trust your day was a good one. Now that we can cook a turkey here in the fifth wheel we stayed at home to enjoy a quiet day. Michelle joined us and we enjoyed Roast Turkey and all the trimmings for lunch. Richard tried a new recipe from New Zealand for his Christmas Pudding this year and it was good. I made a chocolate pecan pie so we enjoyed the... read more

Our latest acquisition

2 photos in this post. Since before we left the farm, Richard and I have been wanting to get involved in an additional business that would teach the children how to not only run a business but also how to make money on their time. As you well know, Richard and I are entrepreneurs. We definitely do not walk to the beat of the standard drum! We want to give these kids the opportunity to do the same and... read more

Lookout Pass

We left Idaho on Monday morning in the pouring rain! Richard, knowing that we would likely hit snow on Lookout Pass on the Idaho/Montana border, decided he would drive as he felt that everyone would be happier that way 🙂 (I drive a little faster than him!) As we started climbing the pass on the Idaho side the snow plows had done a fantastic job. (Earlier in the morning chains had been required.) However... read more

Snow is falling ….

…. as are the temperatures! Thankfully this part of Idaho doesn’t really get cold until after Christmas but snow has been falling on and off since Friday. The roads coming back from Coeur d’Alene last evening required us to be in 4 wheel drive and even then we went into a skid at one point when we had to avoid a vehicle that had come across the road and into the ditch! The picture above... read more

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