Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A product from the 10 acre woods!

We live on ten acres that we call, "The Ten Acre Woods". There's no Eeyore or Piglet here, but you will find many adventures near the creeks, woods, and fields. This story provides a little different prospective on living in the woods by asking the question: "Can living in the ten acre woods be productive?" Yes it can Piglet, yes it can! 

Here's a product of our ten acre woods, our daughter, Callie. She has lived in our ten acre woods all her life. When she was young, she searched for roly-poly bugs under rocks around our house. On the back of our ten acre woods, she has waded in the little stream of Sulfur Creek, looking for crayfish and catching fish. While waking in the morning, she has heard the rat-a-tap of a red breasted woodpecker on the side of our western cedar house. 
What did the ten acre woods produce? Well, she just received a Bachelor Degree from Sewanee in Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies, Summa Cum Laude, Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Ranked 4th in the class. You see, living in the woods can be productive, because now she will be studying the streams, woods, and fields. 

Here's the whole crew, I'm the tall one!

Remember: Life is short, get away from the big screen and get on a big stream.

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