Conquering my fear of heights…one bolt at a time.

I spent a good portion of my childhood climbing, sitting, playing & making forts in trees.  My favorite tree, a Red Maple located in the corner of ... Read More »

The Great Grain Truck Incident of 2010

We are on a roll!  Literally!  Harvest is in full swing around Illinois.  Despite a minor break down this evening, my father-in-law anticipates being ... Read More »

Our First Heat Related Fatality

Like much of the country, we've been under a heat advisory off and on for several weeks.  Yesterday, the heat index topped out at 108.    Around noon ... Read More »

Boys and mud

These are two words that go hand in hand around The Magic FarmHouse.  If there's mud, my boys will find it.  Especially Willis.  When he was just ... Read More »