Libby, our Livestock Guard Dog

Livestock guard dog, LGD

I wasn’t familiar with the term “Livestock Guard Dog,” (LGD for short) before moving to the farm. I had heard of the Great Pyrenees breed, but not “Akbash,” a breed which originated in Turkey and means “white head.” A few years into my country life, a neighbor’s dog had a litter of puppies. Through her …

Not Too Far From Here ~ An Answered Prayer

Not Too Far From Here

There was a tragic accident near our homeĀ in Rockport, Texas, many years ago. I still vividly remember the article on the front page of our small town’s newspaper. It was Memorial weekend and a family was coming to Rockport on vacation, but just as they were about to cross the bridge into town, they were …

The Birth of Curren Christian Academy ~ How Our Family Began Homeschooling

The Birth of Curren Christian Academy ~ How Our Family Began Homeschooling

How we came to homeschooling.

Welcome to My World ~ Transitions

Hi, I’m Michelle. I just celebrated my 53rd birthday and I’m transitioning into the empty nest phase. After spending fourteen years homeschooling my two children, I feel both excited and uneasy about what the future holds. I enjoy writing and I think I lead a fairly interesting life, so I thought I’d try sharing some …