Monthly Archives: October 2005

Dance Of The Pumpkins

After returning home from the Corn Maze last night we lit our first fire of the season and enjoyed mugs of Hot Cocoa. This morning, we prepared for guests. Wendy had invited a fellow home-schooler & her children from the … Continue reading

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The Corn Maze

Last night we had an interesting family outing. We did our first ever Corn Maze. It just so happens that the largest Corn Maze in the state of Maryland is 10 minutes down the road in Thurmont. This monstrosity is … Continue reading

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Autumn In Full Swing

Fall is in full swing on “Shepherd’s Mountain” and we are enjoying it to the max! “Old Man Winter” is slowly creeping up on us and it will not be long before the white stuff starts to fall. Yesterday, we … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Halloween

Wendy sent me this little snippet which I found funny for the humor in it as well as another topic. Working in Retail as I do, I have to endure the constant muttering of customers who feel we are displaying … Continue reading

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Renaissance Festival

The Shepherd’s love anything medieval. Hence, for the last few years, we’ve made our annual pilgrimage to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Festival. It’s funny, I’ve tried my boys in Baseball & Soccer but they found their true love in Fencing. Swordfighting … Continue reading

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My boys have been brainstorming in an effort to help me in my squirrel hunting endeavor. Here is their latest idea. A yummy plate of acorns placed on a stump at close range to the front door. They spend the … Continue reading

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The “Poser”

QUESTION… What do you get when you take a six year old boy and combine him with a hand-me-down suit you come across in a closet? Instant “Strike A Pose” of course! I’m sitting here recalling all the times I’ve … Continue reading

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From The Mouth Of Babes…

Why We Love Children 1. A kindergarten pupil told his teacher he’d found a cat, but it was dead. “How do you know that the cat was dead?” she asked her pupil. “Because I pissed in its ear and it … Continue reading

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Big Box Mart

Phyllis sent me the link to Jib-Jab’s latest masterpiece. A spoof on what the “Big Box” discounters are doing to our country. Very funny, yet sort of sad in the same breath. Click Here

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