Aussie Burgers

Hi all, We visited my family in the states back in June. When we ate in restaurants my husband often ordered hamburgers. He always lamented that they were lacking many key ingredients. He was very glad to get back to civilization and enjoy a real burger again when we returned home. Here is what is … More Aussie Burgers

Lessons from life, reflections on turning 30

This year I turned thirty (several months ago…). I feel old. I know that comparatively, I’m not. There’s many experiences and events and historic events that I’ve missed (like thousands of years worth…). Many people remind me of that. But having said that I do feel old physically. My knees and joints creak and my … More Lessons from life, reflections on turning 30

My first dress

I love to create. But I’m a bit of a free spirit in that realm. This week I sewed my first garment. A dress. From a pattern. I’m happy about my completed dress in that I managed to read and follow the pattern- until it came to the sleeves (I gave up at that point … More My first dress

A time for…

A few weeks ago, my uncles and grandfather cut down a landmark on the family farm. It took a huge chainsaw and many days of work for many people to cut up the lengths and turn the tree into firewood. I knew it needed cutting down. I’ve wondered when it would happen. It’s part of … More A time for…