Julie Brokken's Profile
allo dear hearts,
About MOI! GRiN! I am an artist, poet, teacher, crazy auntie, fairy godmother, Midwest farmer's daughter, nature-lover, and natural blond. I grew up on the family farm in Iowa and am descended from Norwegian, Swedish, German, English, Swiss, French, Turkish, and Fox (Meskwaki Tribe) stock.
I was cooking for a crowd by age 10. I gardened, canned tomatoes and green beans, made wild grape jam, sewed some of my own clothes ~ which often fell apart at the seams ~ drove tractors and grain trucks, bailed hay, moved cows, helped pull calves, bottle-fed orphaned lambs, babysat, helped one Grandma pluck chickens, gather eggs, pick strawberries, make homemade noodles, and care for my ailing Grandfather.
I developed a reputation as an awesome cook, and displayed a propensity for breaking…
- Born on July 18
- Joined February 13, 2010