Hi,  I tried writing a blog this morning but I had trouble with my computer.  Now things are working but I have almost no time left in the day.  I did use my time well and found the pictures we had taken around the place over the last five years and have them all loaded into the computer so I can send some to you.  As I looked at the pictures I got confused as to when we built the different buildings on the farm so now I need to go back to my accounts and see when we bought the material then I can tell you correctly when we built the different things here.  We have all the spring vegetables planted now and the tomatoes all in egg shells under the grow light.  I do hope to grow my own from seeds but if it doesn’t work out I’ll still buy plants to put in.  I got both aspagrus beds weeded and Norman got all the leaved blown out and carted off.  Now I have to finish weeded the flower beds and transplant any that are too crowded.  Have a great day and I’ll talk to you tomorrow morning.

About Carol (Ouma) Petts

I am a retired teacher. I have taught all levels from kindergarten through college and have been retired now for over 20 years. The last ten years we have lived on a farm and lived off the land, growing our own food and canning for our extended family. Now we have sold the farm and are moving to Florida to truly retire. I guess I have always had a short attention span as this is our 11th move. We have moved from a small farm in New Hampshire, to more city type living, small business adventures, focusing more on traveling, Florida living, Georgia, and Tennessee farming and now back to Florida. My blog is a way to keep my children up to date on what I am doing and letting them know I am still alive and well. My children are spread across the country from New England to Florida, Nova Scotia to New Mexico and CA and several places between, They let me know what they are up to by commenting on my blog but they are so busy with their own lives most times I have to assume " no news is good news". Now I are starting on a new adventure so will try to give daily updates until we get settled into a routine. Then I know even if I am getting older and should settle down I will start looking for some new and exciting adventure to start. Welcome aboard. Norman died Oct 30, 2017 so I am continuing the journey alone with the aid of my children, grand children and great grand children. At present I am living with my daughter and we are 7 in one house and cover four generations. We range in age from 7 to 85 and are finding common ground, we are living proof that multi generations can live and function in a three bedroom house if they really want to. Soon my grandson will have his house built next door so we all will have a room of their own except for the seven year old twins who by choice will share a room.
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