Month: March 2019

Getting Close Up and Personal with the Powershot SX530 HS

Take a close look at the photo to the left. This is a photo of a beautiful butterfly that I took on a road trip when I first got my camera. I didn’t realize then all the features of my Powershot, and I made one tiny mistake. I forgot to switch it to micro mode. Read More

How to stop your child from being a lazy little slob

I’m sure there will be someone out there gasping that anyone could describe their child using negative words like ‘lazy’ and ‘slob’. Many more of us however, are desperately searching Google for an answer that has plagued parents for generations. How do you prevent your children from leaving a trail of debris behind them where Read More

Hatching Silkies: The Journey of some Clicker Chicks

I didn’t intend to raise chickens this year. Actually, I didn’t plan on getting any more chicks until our old layers had all passed on. I have discovered that while I love all of my chickens, those big layer hens that are touted for being able to lay sooooo many eggs are easily surpassed by Read More

How to get your dog to stop barking, nicely.

When your dog has a barking problem, it can be hard to get help. Ask the great sages of the internet how to get your dog to stop barking, and typically you get one of three responses: “You shouldn’t have chosen that breed! They’re known to bark!” (Thanks. I’ll just tell him to change his Read More

Yes, my dear son. I do have to knock before I come in.

“You don’t have to knock mom, you can just come in.” That loving generosity came from my six year old. I love him with all of my heart. He is a great boy that I probably don’t mention enough on this blog. (Mainly because of privacy issues. I’d love to do a mom blog and Read More

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