Success, Relationships, Country Life, Goals

As we head into February it's time to reflect, renew, and keep pushing toward our goals. Keep striving to become a better you. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts."~Winston Churchill 2019 seems to have begun with a jolt. I'm excited about the momentum I have …

7 Ways to Improve Your Relationships in the New Year

Out here on the Funny Farm we've been planning for the new year for about a year. We've been setting, expanding, and working on goals every month. Our schedules run so far ahead that it's not as though suddenly 2019 strikes us as a surprise. In our busy lives, we have to remember that relationships …

Tuesday Ponderings – Family Time and the Christmas Season

It is the season of Christmas and I sit here awaiting the sunrise and time for feeding the animals on the Funny Farm. I sip my coffee planning the coming days and weeks, and puzzle over families separated and acting childish because their egos are too big and the expectations too high. As I sit …

Stop With the Excuses by Save the Cowboy

I came across this image and message of "stop with the excuses" a while ago. I found it inspiring because don't we all come up with reasons, blame, justifications, and ways to whitewash an outcome? As we head into the week, read the piece from 'Save the Cowboy' and think about what ways you're inhibiting …

Outdoors, Hunting, and Inspiration with Mia Anstine and ‘Mountain Climer’

A new friend who's been following my inspiration for some time reached out to interview me for a new project. He's created a website, www.mountainclimer.com, which is designed to inspire others. I feel honored to play a part in being a positive influence, or role model, for others. I also look to them for inspiration, so …

My Shooting Princess Slays Dragons

Do you remember when you were a princess, had huge dreams, climbed to the top of towers, and slew dragons? Hopefully, you're still that girl (or guy!), so to speak. As we grow up and learn responsibility, respect, patience, and even fear, we sometimes forget where we started and worry about toppling. If we let …