Bill & Mary

A couple on their quest to
live a quiet country life

We lived in small-town Iowa for 30+ years and decided it was time for us to trade in our town home for a cozy farmhouse. We’re enjoying our stay, although the distant train whistles and occasional traffic is a reminder of what it was like to live in town. Hopefully, we won’t long to go back to the city.

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Bath Day

Giving dogs a bath is really no major earth shattering event but I wanted to mention we did it today so I can remember how

golf cart


Our son in law stores a dirt bike here that Bill rides around from time to time to take a break and run the dogs.


Let’s Get Caught Up

It’s been along time since I journaled about our country life. I thought I would take a sec and get caught up. We managed to

farm cat dog friends

Farm Cats

Who knew having farm cats could be so beneficial? I never really thought about it until we moved here. We knew mice were going to

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Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Mother Teresa