A Year in Review: 2013

A lot happened in 2013.

We bought a home and moved to our land.

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We setup a homestead, sort of.  Okay, we setup a small garden area.

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We bought a tractor.

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We bought chickens.

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We butchered chickens.

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We got eggs from chickens.

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We had a calf explosion.  Six in nine months.

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We stopped taking dance after 10 years at the same studio.

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My oldest daughter got her braces off and started high school.

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My fourth child started kindergarten.

 

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We took a vacation to visit family.

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We stopped to bond with our redneck heritage.

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My dad and I went to Germany and Belgium.

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We visited his uncle’s grave at Henri-Chapelle American Military Cemetery.

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We said goodbye to a faithful van that held on as long as it could.

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We adjusted to alternate and cozier transportation arrangements.

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We celebrated our first Thanksgiving and Christmas in our new home.

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We celebrated the holidays with friends.

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Despite many challenges and changes and losses and failures, we lived, laughed, and loved our way through another year together.  I’d call that a success.

Georganne

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