After a bit of a sabbatical from blog posts....I'm back with more stories and thoughts about what I'm learning through life here on the farm. These blogs are fun way to share a unique view of farm and family through words. If you'd like to see a pictorial blog, we invite you to follow us on Instagram and/or Facebook! Our page "Devon Valley Farms" is similar to the blog (a glimpse of life for a farm family); and, Daron's Instagram page "The Beard Speaks DVM" gives video tuto
Mother's Day... Another holiday that brings a swinging pendulum of emotions. For some, it is a day of cozy celebration with the lady who gave them it all. Kissed their boo boos; made those piles of cookies; and launched them well-prepared for the demanding world of "adulting".
For others, the day brings sadness over the absence of that very special lady. A reminder of calls that won't be answered; memories that won't be made; and cards left unpurchased.
Still others will
It had been a much-needed time away. Visiting cousins and playing hockey, catching up on a few years worth of missed moments and miles at Daron's Canadian family reunion. After a whirlwind 30-hour trip over and back, we pulled into the comforting familiarity of home long after darkness had settled. It was late and a contented tiredness tugged at us as we hurriedly started chores...not even taking time to change into our warm clothes or boots. Puppies, chickens, wood stove? Ch