Cedar Rock Life

Eclectic Ruminations of a Farm Girl

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Memoirs of Friendship Flowers

For years I have wanted to write a book called something like “Ordinary People, Extraordinary lives”. Like flowers, people are scattered everywhere and come in all different shapes, colors and sizes.  We see them all […]

The Importance of Beeing Someone

Is it vanity and futility to spend all your time learning and gaining experience only for it to follow you to the grave? Not many take the time to write a book or formally teach others all the things they have learned in life. All their accumulated knowledge doesn’t get passed on when the person passes on. It can be depressing to think about. But it doesn’t have to be.

Life Lessons Learned from a Fuzzy Leaf

When we first moved here to our place we named, “Cedar Rock,” living amongst the cedar trees and rocks lived a curious looking plant that neither of us were familiar with that was to teach […]

Wintertime of a Soul

Wintertime. Today is a stark, bleak, dreary, damp, chill-to-your bones February day. I am wishing for spring sunshine that seems slow in coming. Yearning for that which is different from what is…put me in mind […]

Cooking with the Queen of Concoction

Concoction. It’s a nice word. Like many words, it can have several meanings. Years ago, I was crowned, “Queen of Concoction”. It is lost to dim memory who officiated my coronation ceremony. Perhaps it was […]

Kids’ First Day of School

Over the past two weeks, we have been blessed with nine baby girls and two boys. They are now  old enough to venture out with us to the school of life.  

Racehorse Recollection: The Metaphor of Moving Miles

 Back when I was young and spry and nineteen years of age, I got a job working on a racehorse farm. Now, you have to understand, I was a horse lover from birth, so this […]

Thankfulness: A Weapon of Mass Destruction

Since this is the Sunday before Thanksgiving, I am going to write about things I am thankful for. No surprise, I’m sure, that I would go with the thankfulness theme, but what I’m thankful for […]

A Collection of Horse Tales

There exists deep in the hearts of many women an abiding love for horses. Yes, there are men who share this love, but I believe there is something deeper in the woman psyche that draws […]

Dogs of CedarRock: The Pool of Tears

We have an overabundance of dogs here at CedarRock. There have been times we had more dogs than livestock. They are outnumbered now, but still enjoy a high rank. We didn’t plan to have six […]

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