Why is it that social media is this constant back and forth? I recall 2007 when I created my first social media account on Myspace. Then followed Facebook in 2009 and sure enough, Instagram. By that time of course Myspace wasn't in the picture anymore. Over the past ten years I was on social media … Continue reading Social Media – why is it so?
Yin Yang, people sprinkles, and some… It's been weeks since I was able to write anything. Not just here, but with our shop blog, posting updates on the land has been a struggle. I know why, I think. Life has been this beautiful mix of "Wholly sh!t, yay," and "damn sh!t storm". These extreme mixes … Continue reading Yin Yang, people sprinkles, and some.
I have been trying to write this for over a week now. After seven drafts and some nights of minimum sleep I like to think I have figured it out. Family, as it states in the dictionary is: a basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together … Continue reading Am I putting US out there too much? What does family even mean?
'Life in the Fastlane'….,humming The Eagles, as I am observing the mind- boggle in my head. It goes a little something like this: There is a yoga instructor online I have been following for several years. I love her practice. Her beginner classes are amazing. The way she explains different postures and what to pay … Continue reading STOP! The newly born calf on the Fastlane
There are hundreds of blogs out there with the headline: "Don't let your emotions overpower your intelligence!". It kind of speaks for it self, the magnitude this phrase holds. But just because of it's magnitude, it doesn't mean it is automatically easy to live by. People: The collective, we the people, all of us, we … Continue reading Thinking: The Mindf@%#ery!
Our story: Once upon a time....who am I kidding...this is happening NOW: Last year January my husband Steve and I purchased our 21 acres of land in the Blue Ridge Mountains, here in Western NC. The goal is to live up there, entirely off the grid, in wilderness- with our four children and animals. The … Continue reading The Bowfam Magee Homestead
Hi, I am Elena. Lenii (Leneeee)is a nickname my mama gave me as a little kid. I love it. Since my mothers passing, my niece and nephew are the ones calling me Tante (aunt) Lenii. It makes my heart happy to hear. Dreckfuss, what? In german, Dreck is dirt and Fuss translates into foot, basically … Continue reading What is a Dreckfuss, and why the dirty feet??