Driving through the cemetery and seeing all the fresh newly placed flags near the fallen soldiers headstones for the year.
Hearing "Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light..." playing on the radio at noon on the local country music station.
Seeing Bible verses on the signs of the small businesses on your way into town.
One of the local gun stores is offering a Huge Sale this week.
And the next Concealed Weapons Class is coming soon says the little sign on the front lawn of the meeting place.
Pancake breakfast this weekend to help raise money for newer equipment at the Fire Barn.
The neighbors chickens are in the road again.
Getting invites to a bonfires, High School graduation open houses and June Weddings.
Bearing is out on the old disc again and the hydraulic hoses need to be changed on one of the big tractors.
The oldest family member dies and a brand new one is born (missed a 5 generation moment/picture by 2 1/2 weeks)
There was the annual camping trip in remembrance of a beloved son, and several Birthdays celebrated with homemade cakes and pies.
Mother's Day was celebrated with marinated venison steaks on the grill (shot by mom) and mashed potatoes made by dad.
Sitting on the front porch swing with the old barn dog, watching tractors and trucks go by while listening to the sound of the American flag as it sways in the wind.
With a lilac and some white tulips in my hand, I take in a deep breath, letting the tears roll down my cheeks, thanking God for Blessing my Country Life.