Category Archives: nature

Prairie Crocuses

A sure sign of spring on the prairies!  Beautiful, delicate prairie crocuses that are the first plant to bloom.  I have seen some of these pretty violet colored flowers in vases this past week but hadn’t been out in a pasture to see some for myself yet.  So it was great when an offer came yesterday to be […]

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Our Farmstead Scene | New Animals

We’ve been talking and planning for a while about raising some lambs.  Our adventure into sheep started on the weekend with 6 ewes and their adorable lambs, of which 8 are twins.  I was bursting with excitement as we worked with the couple we love dearly and are in their 80’s to get our animals ready […]

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Sri Lanka | Yala National Park, Mirissa Beach

When researching for our trip I really had my heart set on a jeep safari in Yala National Park.  There is something really special and amazing to see wild animals in their natural habitat.  We saw many interesting birds, lots of water buffalo and spotted deer, elephants, mongoose, land monitors, monkeys, wild boars and the highlight was […]

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Sri Lanka | Kandy, Hill Country, Tea Estates

We headed off from Colombo on the early morning train to Kandy.  Off to the beautiful, lush hill country!  The scenery was gorgeous!  A breath of fresh air in more ways than one.  It was amazing to see all the tea fields, plantations and vegetable gardens in the red soil.  Even at the highest point we got […]

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