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Jostie Flicks

Talitha

I’ve discovered some great short films by the Jost family. Check them out on: jostieflicks.com.

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Old Tom

Talitha

This is what I see every morning when I go outside. Old Tom was Debi’s mother’s cat before it was Debi’s. He’s survived a cold winter, but is always ready for food. I don’t think it’s because he’s hungry, though—he … Read more

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Bible Study Came Under Attack by Rabid Raccoon

Talitha

(At least, it was obviously very sick with something.) I spotted it outside the kitchen window stumbling around the cars heading toward the door where the Bible study was live on air. Mike grabbed his shotgun but then realized the … Read more

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Baby Doll Bug

Talitha

Elizabeth’s bright yellow Bug is hard to miss here in Cane Creek community.

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Debi’s Garden & Greenhouse

Talitha

Everyone looks forward to several vegetables. Even our back office window has become a green house!

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Meet the Staff: Talitha

Talitha

I’ll start with me and how I came to work here. Last summer, some of my family and I accepted the Pearl’s invitation to their church and made the trip in mid-June. While my family was having a great time … Read more

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Are You Surprised?

Talitha

The first time I came here, I remember I was surprised to see store-bought canned green beans in the office pantry. It’s good for me to see that the people here are “normal.” They drink sugar-sweetened tea and…yes, they even … Read more

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Fresh Dirt

Talitha

Mike turned up new ground today. It’s such a lovely smell. It means that spring is right around the corner.

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Butter

Talitha

It’s such a good thing! Not only is it delicious, but if you use raw cream and real salt, it’s so healthy for you. Here’s a quick, easy way to make homemade butter (taken from Homesteading for Beginners Vol. 1, … Read more

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NGJ Office Humor: The Pearl’s Gift Registry

Talitha

Mel let everyone know today that with Mike and Debi’s anniversary coming up that maybe they should consider registering for gifts. His idea: Register at the local, damaged-goods, second-hand store, “Almost Anything.” Debi’s reply—“It’s so funny because it’s so TRUE.”

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