I am so blessed . . .

Family, job, home, farm,friends, . . . .
Blessings abound in my life. God has been so good to me!!

I have a wonderful husband of 40 years. He’s kind, loving, protective, and a country boy through and through.  Although he has a full beard, the laughter in his eyes touches my heart and soul.  He takes care of our farm, harvests most all the food we eat, he cuts the firewood that keeps our home warm in the winter time and he’s always there for me when I need him. He’s quiet, funny, very private and very handsome. I love him very much!!!

I have two children that I absolutely adore! They are 39 and 35, boy and girl, smart, caring, good-looking, and protective of what is theirs. My children are my pride and joy and I can’t begin to imagine what my life would be like without them and their father.

I have a gorgeous grand daughter that has me in tears one minute and laughing myself to death the next. She is very active and loves the outdoors. She is smart, beautiful, skinny, funny, imaginative, a social butterfly and curious about life.  She likes to turkey hunt with her grandpa and loves to craft with her Nana.

I have a younger brother that came to live with me almost five years ago when my Mom passed away. He is sweet and funny! I have one sister and three other brothers.

I have a great job that is interesting, pays well and has great benefits. It’s not far from home, has interesting & friendly co-workers, and hopefully the Center will keep me until I have to retire.

I have a very comfortable country home on a 500 acre farm with all that nature has to offer. It feeds us well, keeps us warm by providing timber, provides us beauty, and educates us on a daily basis.

I have wonderful pets in my life including an adorable blonde cocker spaniel that has the whole family at her beck & call!!

I have wonderful friends in the neighborhood, county, state, East Coast, United States, and around the world. I have friends I can always count on to be there for me when I need a shoulder or want to share a moment in my time.

I have a roof over my head, food on my table, joy in my life and most importantly of all, I have my God who showers me with all these blessings and more!!


Author: countrygirllifeonthefarm

I am a wife, mother, and grandmother that lives on a farm in Craig County, Virginia and I am retired. I love to cook, read, quilt, craft, garden, hunt and take long walks in the woods. I have one gorgeous teen granddaughter, a wonderful little grandson and two beautiful and caring children, boy & girl. I've been married to my farmer husband for 46 years and he's the "love of my life"!! I love doing things the "old" way such as canning, making maple syrup & cider, handcrafts and baking. I've taught myself to crochet, embroider, and quilt with help from my paternal grandmother. I could read until the cows come home. We live off the products we raise and hunt for the most part. We run 75 head of cattle on our farm, 30 chickens, three rabbits and one dog. I help my husband with the cattle, feeding the livestock, hauling in firewood, fence repair, and general maintenance on the farm. I was a stay-at-home mom to my children and then went to work when they finished high school. I was a cook at a School for At-Risk Teens and part-time substitute teacher. Then I started work at our local Farm Bureau and stayed there for 17 years. I worked at Virginia Tech for almost five years and decided to take early retirement in July of 2015. NOW, I'm a full-time farmwife and loving every minute of it! I love to read fiction and the Bible. I'm currently hooked on quilting novels and Annie's Attic mysteries. I started this blog in 2011 and have met so many interesting bloggers and have kept up with my friends through my blog. I love to hunt with my bow and rifle and with a camera. We hunt to fill the freezer and cellar but would never kill anything for the fun of it. I have friends and family all over the United States. Some of my ancestry last names are Bradley, Dickson, Hylton, and Rose. I've lost both of my parents to brain cancer and miss them very much. I have one sister and four living brothers. I was raised in Paint Bank VA and moved to New Castle VA when I married. I went to school in Waiteville, WV, Gap Mills, WV and New Castle Va with a short semester of college at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke VA.

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