Close To My Heart
All things I hold close to my heart! Family, Orphan Care, Animals, and Building Community.
Our farmhouse is well over a hundred years old and I can only imagine the laughter, memories and highs and lows of life held within these walls over the years. We moved this house back in 2012 (yes, we picked it up and moved it across town) and, while it seemed positively crazy at the time, I think it’s one of the best decisions Dave and I ever accidentally made. At the time, it was located in our historic downtown and had been slated to be demolished and replaced with a parking lot. Of course,
Life feels crazier than ever in this season. Our plates are overflowing, emails are piling up, laundry is absurdly out of hand, urgent decisions are needing to be made, our calendar is jam-packed and I’m currently managing life in 24 hour increments. I can’t think ahead or I get overwhelmed. BUT, after a full day of meetings and projects yesterday, and then a farm vet visit to have Larry-the-llama’s nails trimmed (what is this life?!🤣), we piled on the front porch while rain softly fell o