Monthly Archives: July 2011

Go to the ant

I’ve read and heard Proverbs 6:6-8 many times in my life. Usually it has been in the context of being a good steward of financial resources.  This summer, though, I think I am gaining a new insight into the Lord’s … Continue reading

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An old friend, reacquainted

A friend I haven’t seen in a really long time (maybe 12 years?) came to visit us today. She was interested in seeing our garden and our canning operation. It was really nice to get to visit and catch up … Continue reading

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I’m losing it!

My struggle with weight is no big secret; it is something I cannot hide, although I did try to ignore it for a long, long time. I began gaining weight as a young teen–it was, looking back, a direct response … Continue reading

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A plague of flies

Living in the country has many blessings: clean air, less traffic, mountain views, freedom for my children to roam, wildlife.  There are also trade-offs: it takes more gas to go anywhere, dirt road=dusty house, wildlife. Normally I don’t mind the … Continue reading

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New adventures in cooking…and dining

Last week I was asked a question I bet most of you don’t get asked very often. I was visiting my friend Suzanne and her family while getting some of that wonderful Jersey milk, and her husband asked me, “Andrea, … Continue reading

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Just another Saturday

Today was a regular Saturday during garden season. My husband took the three middle girls  to the garden to harvest what was ripe. I was dealing with a killer headache, a left-over goody from my week-long battle against an URI, … Continue reading

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Welcome to It’s a Dailey Life!

Summer time is busy here on our mountain. We have our garden and we are still trying to finish up a few school subjects we didn’t quite finish during the regular school year. And then there’s the canning, because if … Continue reading

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