We had a great Easter weekend celebrating with friends, siblings, cousins . . . lots of family!
We started with weekend of at Jacob's new home (the house where I lived until I was 10; how fun is that?) where he hosted a cookout for some of his co-workers who are nontraditional American farmers! South Africans and Mexicans that travel to America on 9-month work visas to make in one year what would take 4 years in their countries. These are hard working good folks! Our Son Jacob (blue shirt)Click here to read more.
We have added some more beating hearts to the farm . . . BEES! Our son Zack has added two bee hives which is a perfect fit since bees play a such a big role in agriculture.
Most everyone knows they pollinate crops, but having bees on our farm will do so much more. They increase pollinator diversity since native bees and domesticated honeybees pollinate different kinds of plants. And the raw honey produced will help us (especially Alan) combat allergies.
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Family . . . as a momma, my family is my everything. But as a momma, I have to be willing to not only accept but also to embrace change because it is going to happen whether I like it or not. I am so proud of our family and the many changes that are taking place right now . . .
Our son Zack and daughter-in-law Jordan are expecting our first grandchild, a sweet girl, in August!
Our daughter Maggie just graduated from Arkansas State University with a degree in Environmental Biology with minors inClick here to read more.