I had a post ready a few days ago about the lovely warm break we were having from the frigid weather. But, waiting to get out and take a photo to go along with it, I didn’t hit the “Post” button. The very next day it started storming, and thunder in winter can only mean one thing … More The Ice Storm
As is the case for just about everyone in our country, we’ve been stuck inside due to extremely frigid weather. The two most recent snowfalls refused for over a week now to go anywhere, except to drift from one place to another with each biting gust of wind. Temperatures in the single digits are uncommon for … More Winter Beauty
Lake Remembrance last week. It was a beautiful, mild day, perfect for a walk on the trail.
For the past two weeks, I’ve not ventured into the garden much. Somehow I managed to get poison ivy on both my ankles. There are little vines all over the lower part of our back yard, and I guess at some point I allowed my flip-flop clad feet to walk through them. Fearing further contact … More Mercy And Goodness
An unexpected few days of cooler weather have prompted me to go outside a bit more lately. It sure is a relief to walk through, stoop over, inspect, and pull weeds without having sweat drip into my eyes! We’ve also had some really good rains as well, so no watering for several days now. The … More Late July In The Garden
Back in February, my sweet husband brought home a beautiful bouquet of roses for me. As always, I cut the ends of the stems every few days to keep them around as long as possible. Before the flowers were spent, I noticed several of the stems putting out leaves. Of course, I did the Google … More Rejoice And Blossom As the Rose
As we sit in our family room watching the movie, Independence Day, the loud blasts of exploding fireworks from all the nearby neighborhoods come through the windows. It is almost eleven o’clock, and the celebrations are still going strong. I can imagine the dads trying to shoot off all the stuff they bought before the magic … More Memories: Independence Day