My Chronicles

So these are stories of life, according to me.   I want to emphasize the word “stories.”   I am not a writer, but a storyteller.  I’m not grammatically correct and I think I might have flunked that part in school that had something to do with diagramming sentences.  I’m still not sure what all that was about….

Anyway, some of my stories are from right here on the farm, while others might be while I am on the road traveling.  I might tell stories about our bath & body business, or I might reflect back to something silly twenty years ago.  Who knows... anything goes! I'm a little bit country, and a little bit rock and roll. 

  • Monday, September 29th, 2014

    Texas Antique Week! It's big, really BIG, I mean BIIIIIGG!

    If you are from Texas you have heard about Round Top, TX (population 91) and Antique Week.  It happens a couple of times a year and it it BIG! Real BIG.  TEXAS BIG. You can read more about it here if you like. We are thrilled to be there [...]
  • Sunday, September 28th, 2014

    Do you know the way to San Jose?

      I had the most enjoyable weekend a couple of weeks ago with my very dear friend, Joan, in beautiful Carmel-By-The-Sea, California.  Both, Joan and Carmel, are two of my most favorite things on earth!   Joan and I were college [...]
  • Saturday, September 27th, 2014

    Waking up to a soft rain makes me happy, happy….

    May the sun shine warm upon your face,and the rains fall soft upon your fields….
  • Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

    Like a Porch….

      I want to lay up like that, to float unstructured, without ambition or anxiety.  I want to inhabit my life like a porch.   - Rebecca Wells, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood   
  • Sunday, June 8th, 2014

    A photographic journey

    We’ve been busy little bees, or hummingbirds, here at Hummingbird Farms the last few weeks.  First off – after 7 years, we decided it was time to update photography for our alleged new website.  I say “alleged” [...]
  • Sunday, May 4th, 2014

    What I have learned from old dogs and old ladies

    I saw a posting on Facebook today from a friend who mentioned a shelter that was full of old dogs that had been “turned over” by their owners.  I'm not sure of all the various reasons why these old dogs are turned over, but I [...]
  • Sunday, March 16th, 2014

    Another chick who no longer has chicken skin

    (The image in this photograph appears exactly as it is pictured.  This is not a model.  This is not a paid actor.  This is not photoshopped.  This is not a stock image, but a real photo sent in by a really happy [...]
  • Saturday, December 21st, 2013

    Some synthetics might look like a duck and quack like a duck, but…..

    The talk of the use of antibacterial soap was big news last week.  Well – it was until something about a duck and a dynasty trumped all other news.           So in case you missed it, HERE is what you [...]
  • Saturday, November 30th, 2013

    Hummingbird Farms No. 6 Body Oil (and Hair Oil!)

    Hummingbird Farms No. 6 Body Oil is finally available on the market and our website!  I posted not long ago about my challenge to you to peruse the body oil section at the drug store or grocery store (or beauty/department stores) and see [...]
  • Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

    What would the pilgrims do?

    So I thought I would actually do a post about Thanksgiving.  Heck – why not? It is Thanksgiving Eve after all.  Of course some may think Thanksgiving is now old news, being that we somehow have skipped this holiday and jumped [...]

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