Pear tree lane farmhouse

~Note cards from the farm~

Written by Sue, Wednesday November 20, 2013            Cool, breezy, sunny temps. 50's
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As  I am making preparations for our Thanksgiving here at the farm, I am so thankful for our many blessings, to name them all would take so much time! Most of us are given reminders to be thankful during the month of November, cultivating a "thankful heart" all year is something I am working on. As Mr P. and I watch the news day after day, of the devastation in the Philippines, and now here in the USA, our hearts are so sadden for those who have lost so much! We truly recognize and are so "thankful" for our blessings. Please join us in prayer for these dear folks who have lost so much especially the loss of their loved ones.

from our home to yours,
wishing you a blessed 
Thanksgiving,
Sue
Joining, and thanking  my dear friend Vee, for hosting November's notecards!
A Haven for Vee

"Savoring life"

Written by Sue, Saturday, November 16, 2013                     Cloudy, mild  temps. 60's ~love it!!
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Operation Christmas Child, is something we look forward to each fall, after leaving the chiropractor's office Thursday, we went shopping for items to fill our shoe boxes! We had so much fun trying to decide what to get, before we knew it our carts were overflowing, at home, Mr P. wrapped the boxes in Christmas paper, I then filled them, we had extra, so yesterday off we went to the store again to get enough to finish. ~smile~
While shopping, I thought of all the children who would receive a box, some for the first time, maybe wondering why someone would care enough to send them gifts, and for those who had received boxes in past times, probably waiting all year with such anticipation, secretly asking themselves if they might get another box this year. I could just see their eyes wide open, and giggling with excitement.What joy!!

I only wish I had grandchildren living near by to help us participate in such a worthy cause, if you have young children or grandchildren this is a great opportunity to teach them about helping others. I have found that  though children love to receive, they also love to give as well!
Matthew 25:40~ "The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me'!!
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Blessings,
Sue
here is a link for more information 

Update on the foal,.. I am sorry to say she did not make it, it seems she injured her leg at birth, therefore wasn't able to stand to get the much needed colostrum, needless to say we had a lot of "what Ifs", and a lot of sadness! Thank you for your concerns.

~Busy Day~

Written by Sue, Monday, November 4,2013                 sunny, cool, temps. 50's



Busy day here at the farm, this little girl was born, but has a problem...

Her mother doesn't want to nurse her, so Mr P and I have once again become parents, every two hours she has to be fed. We have bottle fed kid goats, lambs, but never a foal! 

Thanks to our friend Brown, for coming over to help!
So sweet!! I warmed the blanket for her and she is sleeping
She is so weak, we don't know how things will go! Praying for strength for her legs so she will be able to stand soon.
Second feeding went well, Did I mention feedings are every two hours?Looks like it's going to be a long night. ~smile~, but she is worth it, we have been waiting quite a while for her arrival.


Tomorrow I will be, canning these tomatoes, they were gathered before the frost, and have been finishing their ripening on my dining room table.~smile!

Hope all is well at your home.
Blessings, 
Sue

The farmer and his friends
Thank you so much for coming by, please come and visit anytime.

~Welcome home~

This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.

Sue~

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