I seem to have a fixation with food here lately. But why not? We must eat every day and food should be tasty. It not only gives us nourishment, but the sight, smell and taste should appeal to our senses as well. After achieving a significant milestone in my new job - I worked my… Continue reading Shrimp-n- Grits
When the mention of a certain food or the aroma of a particular food evokes pleasant memories . . . THAT is a comfort food. The mere mention or smell brings back reminders of pleasurable times, perhaps a memory with friends or family that are no longer with us. I have several comfort foods, warm… Continue reading Banana Bread
"Greatness is a lot of small things done well." ~ Ray Lewis While large jobs that are completed are wonderful . . .Sometimes the small jobs that are many and varied, when combined, contribute… Continue reading Delightful little things
"God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done." ~ Anonymous I'm not so sure about that as it seems as though every time it rains or there is a bit of wind, another section of my privacy fence falls over. I finally purchased the hex nut bit I needed for my impact… Continue reading Bits and Pieces
It seems like I was just headed to Missouri to get my kids for a summer visit after four long months without them (not counting the 4-5 hours I got to spend with them every third weekend). This past weekend, I took Savannah and her friend home. Sam had gone home the previous week to… Continue reading My how time has flown
"Move on because life isn't waiting." ~ Unknown I've spent a lot of time waiting on other people . . . Waiting for them to do what they said they would do, … Continue reading Life Isn’t Waiting
I don't even have a picture for this one. Correction: I found a picture. An appropriate picture even. Last night, the EMA for the county sent out a notice for high winds. And high winds they were indeed. Estimated to be at 60 mph. (Not that I stepped outside to personally measure the windspeed, I… Continue reading Gone with the wind . . .
It's always interesting to me when I'm on Facebook and the 'Memories' page pops up. You click on the link and have the ability to scroll through various posts that you've shared on this day in history. Some bring giggles and laughs, others are more contemplative. Always the option is available to share. Today I… Continue reading Looking back . . . why my move shouldn’t be surprising
"Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." ~ Joshua 1:9 The verse above has been one of my favorites for many, many years. When I've gone thru times of doubt and fear, it was a reminder that someone bigger than myself… Continue reading Finding strength
"Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures." ~ Unknown For a few weeks at least, my children are here with me. It's been a change going from being alone to having them with me, but it has been an adventure as well. As difficult as change is for most people, having… Continue reading . . .they shall have adventures.