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With great power comes great responsibility

With great power comes great responsibility

My children (and probably husband, friends and everyone I know) probably get tired of me finding an life lesson in the most mundane things of life but I suppose, that’s just how I’m wired. For Mother’s Day, my husband upgraded our regular miter saw...
Thankfulness & peace

Thankfulness & peace

The week after Memorial Day until today has been a little bit surreal.  In nearby Minneapolis, the death of George Floyd due to police abuse, sparked a series of legitimate peaceful protests, and then spiraled down into looting, rioting, arson and other crimes in...
A good night sleep is worth some effort….

A good night sleep is worth some effort….

New mattress:  After suffering all winter into the spring with a bad knee, severe pain in my legs and ankles, it occurred to me one day after the chiropractor that we had switched beds to a king and were using an old mattress.  This led me to remember how bad beds can...
Hello world!

Hello world!

Well, it is late on Memorial Day 2020.  I am restarting my Shady Elm Farm blog/website because I finally have some ideas for the site that might be beneficial to others.  Tomorrow is a day filled with expectations and hope.  Spring has blossomed and we are really in...