Happens Today…

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What’s happening around your neck of the woods today? (Ignore the dates on the pics…apparently there is an issue ~’oh Oak Tree, fitz the camera pweease.)  Here we are having working/resting day….that’s sounds strange. 🙂 A nasty, sicko child resting on the couch: A generous younger brother playing games with the sick one: A very […]

Technology, the time saver….I think not

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Do you remember when computers became all the rage and they were touted, promoted and expounded upon as being these incredible time savers.  And we bought it, “oh, look, I just click here and here, and it’s read and gone!”  Or so we convinced ourselves. And cell phones ~ those are pesky things too.  You […]

What I am NOT doing this year….

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Everyone is talking about what they are going to do this year: eat better, exercise, spend more time with God, garden, begin prepping.  I have decided that today I am going to talk about what I am not going to do…and why. :O In 2012, I purchased a Kindle Fire for myself.  I really, really […]

Ready for the New Year….sorta

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I would love to tell you that I am ready for the New Year…but I’m not. See, normally, I would have my lists, and goals, and plans…oh my!, but no, not this year.  Last years was a total wash and well, this year, I am going to work off of last years, but not quite […]

Hedge of Protection

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I am so thankful for the Lord’s provision each day.  Yes, He provides our food, water, shelter and clothing, but I think this picture is, and should be a reminder, of the provisions He makes for us that we do not ‘see’. Have a truly blessed Sunday!  

Seek first to Understand…

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  Conflict, conflict everywhere…   Is it just me, or does it seem like there is conflict everywhere? Conflict in homes. Conflict in society. Conflict in our churches. And let’s not forget, conflict in our government. It seems like you can not escape conflict.   Why? Why are we continually in conflict with others and […]

I'm back….

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    Well…how has everyone been? Have you had a great summer? Did you do a lot of fun things? Grow an amazing garden? Come on…I want to hear all about it!   I am back…to writing that is. 🙂 I know, I haven’t said much this summer. It’s been crazy busy and I am […]

Selective Squeamishnish…

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Have you ever had deep-fried pickles? Okay, stop going ‘oooo, yuck’. Don’t knock it till you’ve tried it. They are amazing. So good. I had the pleasure of trying these several years ago at a Cajun style restaurant in Tucson. And prior to eating them, I had the same, ‘oooo, yuck’ reaction. But, Momma always […]

Priorities…

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I had a very brief stint as a Mary Kay consultant. A salesman, I am not. A cosmetics girl, I am not. But I digress.  I told you this for a reason. Priorities. What in the world does being a Mary Kay consultant have to […]