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Brotherly Love!

Brotherly Love!

by Jeanne Barr December 08, 2018 3 min read

Well, I decided to try the stupid end of the deal just to prove to my big brother that I was not a scaredy cat and that I would do just as adventurous things as he would.
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Annual Christmas Photo!

Annual Christmas Photo!

by Jeanne Barr December 05, 2018 2 min read

Usually the toughest part has always been getting the pets to look at the camera, or the children to stop crying or fighting with each other or what is everyone going to wear? My focus has never been to have the perfect Christmas picture, but to have fun taking it.
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Happy Birthday and Senior Citizen Time!

Happy Birthday and Senior Citizen Time!

by Jeanne Barr March 24, 2018 2 min read

I have never been one to think much about age. It is just a number, and I have always been so grateful for every single healthy, happy year. Then I got the package in the mail that gave me the opportunity to sign up for AARP, and my mind started reeling.

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The Birth of the Happy Trail Farms!

The Birth of the Happy Trail Farms!

by Jeanne Barr February 05, 2018 5 min read

Early one morning, about 18 years ago, my mom called me and said that I needed to come home. She stated that my dad had woken up and could not see anything at all. We lived approximately one and one half hours away, so my husband and I headed to the farm.
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Dashing Through the Snow!

Dashing Through the Snow!

by Jeanne Barr December 30, 2017 3 min read

Dashing through the snow, in a one horse open sleigh, over the fields we go, laughing all the way! Many years on the Happy Trail Farm, my dad gave sleigh rides to friends and family members, using his big, black, Percheron, work horses.

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Officially Knighted!

Officially Knighted!

by Jeanne Barr September 06, 2017 3 min read

As I am writing this post, my husband and I have just dropped our oldest daughter off at college, and yes, the tears are running down my cheeks like crazy.

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Graduation day.

Graduation day.

by Russ Kennedy June 03, 2016 1 min read

pr51029As the school year ends and students say goodbye to studies for the summer, we honor the graduating senior class of 2016. For my family this takes on a new look as…
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My baby and me.

My baby and me.

by Russ Kennedy May 17, 2016 1 min read

pr52768You and me and baby makes 3. The expectation and preparation for the arrival of a a new baby is a huge event for a family. Expecting parents are anxious…
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“M” is for Mother.

“M” is for Mother.

by Russ Kennedy April 26, 2016 2 min read

Mother’s Day Bouquet For that special lady in our lives who look out for us when we were kids and still worry about us when we’ve grown, we celebrate Mother’s…
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Flag a Friend.

Flag a Friend.

by Russ Kennedy January 01, 2016 2 min read

Friendship flag,A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. ~Walter Winchell Have you ever done something for a friend just because it felt…
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A day of thanks.

A day of thanks.

by Russ Kennedy November 11, 2015 2 min read

Halloween is over, time to pack up the skeletons, ghosts and ghouls for another season and prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. This time of year really kicks off the family holiday season…
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Hip hip hooray it’s father’s day!

Hip hip hooray it’s father’s day!

by Russ Kennedy June 07, 2015 1 min read

ev14s2811In just a couple of weeks we get to salute all the dads out there, and what better way to do that then with another tie right? I think we…
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