December 2015 – Little Tassie Prepper

“Christmas is, of course, the time to be home…” – Garry Moore

We have had a bit of a relaxing time this week with Christmas on Friday, and the celebration continuing throughout the weekend.  I have done little around the property, due to spending time relaxing with the family, and if I was being honest I may have taken a few steps backwards. I know that I Read more about “Christmas is, of course, the time to be home…” – Garry Moore[…]

“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus

I wanted to talk about the market that we attended last week.  Kitty had a stall there, like she did last year, yet we were located in a different position and she was selling different wares.  Last year, Kitty was selling clothes, bags of lollies, Gingerbread biscuits, and a “lucky dip”. This year we reduced Read more about “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus[…]

“The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.” – Carl Sagan

Our chickens have hatched from their eggs, so I have had a very interesting time looking after our new babies.  They started to hatch on Saturday, which was how I planned (I placed the eggs in the incubator on a day that would mean the eggs would hatch then).  Only one hatched on Saturday, and Read more about “The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.” – Carl Sagan[…]

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach

We are no longer a family without a dog… Errol arrived today!  We are so happy to have another dog.  I never realised how much we have become accustomed to the companionship and company that a dog provides.  I have missed the un-waiving love and loyalty that they give.  Well, no more, we now have Read more about “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach[…]