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Farm Girl’s Safe Pl...

Farm Girl’s Safe Place

I did not ride much while I was home this last visit, but I did sit on my beautiful bay and feel his calming...

RECENT FROM the Woman

Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way

GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY. This is my personal lesson to learn this year.  It’s a big life lesson, and...

RECENT FROM the Girl

Happy Hallo-Birthday Stor...

Happy Hallo-Birthday Storm!

Today is my Dad’s birthday.  It is also Halloween.  And we happen to be in the after effects of a...

O You Whom I Often and Silently Come

  I love this poem.  It resonates so deeply with me – and how fitting it is for this month of...

O You Whom I Often and Silently Come
posted on: Feb 13, 2013 | author: Makie

Tapestry

“My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue An everlasting vision of the ever changing view A...

Tapestry
posted on: Oct 15, 2012 | author: Makie

Flying

Flying. I don’t ride roller coasters. I don’t ride tilta whirls, sizzlers, pirate ships or rocket...

Flying
posted on: Oct 14, 2012 | author: Makie

Melting Pot

I spend a lot of time in my home state, Minnesota, as well as in Manhattan and the greater New York City area.  On...

Melting Pot
posted on: Sep 12, 2012 | author: Makie
The Prairie Chick

The Prairie Chick

posted on: Aug 22, 2012 | author: Makie

Tomorrow The Prairie Chick (also known as my mama) is having her fourth Prairie Chick Market sale. Shopping on the prairie is open from Thurs through...

Be Imperfect 99% of the Time

Be Imperfect 99% of the Time

posted on: Jul 21, 2012 | author: Makie

“Remember, the real world doesn’t reward perfectionists. It rewards people who get things done. And the only way to get things done is to be...

Hoarfrost: a funny word, but pretty

Hoarfrost: a funny word, but pretty

posted on: Jul 21, 2012 | author: Makie

hoarfrost (hôrfrôst)   n. Frozen dew that forms a white coating on a surface. Also called white frost. A deposit of needle-like ice crystals...

Album Artwork from Start to Finish. (Part 2)

Album Artwork from Start to Finish. (Part 2)

posted on: Jul 17, 2012 | author: Makie

I’m a little late in getting “Part Two” to you! What a month it’s been.  Releasing an album on your own is exhausting and...

Album Artwork from Start to Finish. (Part 1)

Album Artwork from Start to Finish. (Part 1)

posted on: Jun 10, 2012 | author: Makie

Tomorrow my album releases in stores and online! I am super excited! I hope you’ll all grab a copy and share it with your friends. I consider...

An Easy & Fun Meditation

An Easy & Fun Meditation

posted on: May 20, 2012 | author: Makie

I picked up this book (A Morning Cup of Meditation) a few months ago and have been enjoying the benefits of an easy and enjoyable meditation ever...

Spaghetti for Breakfast

Spaghetti for Breakfast

posted on: Mar 22, 2012 | author: Makie

Speaking of comfort food… I was tempted to eat left-over spaghetti for breakfast today.  Don’t judge.  Especially since I ate a left...

The Pioneer Woman

The Pioneer Woman

posted on: Mar 21, 2012 | author: Makie

If you haven’t yet read a blog post, tried a recipe, paged through one of her books or caught an episode on the FOOD Network, then I’ll...

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