Seeds of Life

Seeds of Life

Grandpa Watts on the farm in Minnesota, 1940s

Our pioneer ancestors depended on seeds to survive and earn a living. For my farmer grandfather, and many generations of farmer ancestors before him, seeds were central to their survival. Without seeds, there would be no crops, no income, no food, no livestock, no future as a farmer.   Continue reading

The Simple Life: Easily Amused

The Simple Life: Easily Amused

I love this photo of my Uncle Wayne and Grandpa Watts spending a quiet evening on the farm in Minnesota … around the mid-1950s. When did our modern world of entertainment get so complicated and technical? Why are we so busy?

I’ve heard of Meatless Mondays and Wordless Wednesdays … let’s go for       Simple Sundays (or the day of your choice) and have an evening of unplugged entertainment once a week. What a great example to set for our kids!

The simple life. It’s good for the soul!