January 26, 2018

“It may appear unkind to leave people with their own responsibilities,

but it is a truly helpful act, for they can grow no other way.” Vernon Howard


Good Advice

September 12, 2017

“Don’t base your decisions on the advice of those who don’t have to deal with the results.”



April 25, 2017

‪The hard, cold reality of trading is that every trade has an uncertain outcome. ~ Mark Douglas‬


Value of Time

September 14, 2016

“You spend a hell of a lot of time at work. If it doesn’t have a big purpose, one has to ask why you’re there,” said Kim Jordan, co-founder of New Belgium Brewing Co.


August 31, 2016

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” ~ Stephen Hawking


I Found this today….

March 2, 2016

“Connect a situation in your day with a basic principle youhave learned. Are you disturbed by a person with whom you work?

All right. Knowledge tells you it is unnecessary to be disturbed

by anyone, so examine yourself. Find out why you permit this per-

son to dictate over your emotions, ask why you choose to be dis-

turbed instead of being perceptive. People always want to know

how they can do something good for themselves. This is it.”

This quote is by Vernon Howard

The world would be a better place if we would all practice this.

The best to all of you!


Two High Tunnels Going Up!

November 22, 2015



October 2, 2015

“The real question is whether you dare to do the things that are necessary in order to be great. Are you willing to be different, and are you willing to be wrong? In order to have a chance at great results, you have to be open to being both.” Howard Marks


History Lesson

May 12, 2015


So I imagine some people wonder how a Chicago raised city girl wound up out here in the Missouri wood. Now first my biggest reason for wanting to live here like I do is making sure my family has a good source of food, and that we get regular meals. This is because while I grew up in a middle class family (dad was a welder and mom went back to school to be a social worker). I married not long after high school to the biggest mistake in my life. The ten years I was with my husband we lived homeless and with little food for nine. This piece of work thought it was better to play things like video games, D&D and Magic: The Gathering and spend money on supplies for it rather than feed his family of five.

We had months where we’d be living on a…

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May 12, 2015

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of 
daily life off our souls.”
―Pablo Picasso