Let me begin by thanking all of you who have read, "liked," and followed my blog posts in the time since this trip called "blogging" began for me. I hope that for the most part you are encouraged and you get a laugh or giggle sometimes from the posts on this blog. Lightheartedness is a … Continue reading Happy 100th Post!
I've never lived in an arid environment. Louisiana has always been my home; more specifically, north Louisiana. We have humidity all year long. In the winter that humidity makes the cool or cold air feel intensely colder than it really is. Naturally in the summer the humidity makes the hot temperatures feel like the inside … Continue reading Blessings Like Rain
Here in north Louisiana some of us have a saying. "If you get bored with the weather, just stick around; it'll change pretty quick and often." We're in February, when some places north of us are still dealing with frigid temperatures, snow, and ice with no hope of spring arriving for awhile yet. Here, we … Continue reading From Barren to Beauty
Here it is, that time of year again; making those resolutions. Or as some people decide to do, not make any resolutions for the new year. I find that I usually do make some sort of resolution, even if it's simply to try to do better with the ones I made last year. Trying … Continue reading Been Doin’ Some Thinkin’
As I was waking up this morning talking to God I thought of how I might get into the habit of sending a morning greeting to my son. Then I thought of doing the same with my daughter-in-love, his sweet wife and with my daughter who is still living at home. I have always called … Continue reading Letters of Lasting Significance
Don't you just hate it when a promise made to you has been broken, or you realize you have broken a promise made to someone? I do. I notice the times I realize I have done the breaking of a promise more than when others have. I get so aggravated at myself, and it bothers … Continue reading Promises
In high school, my tenth grade teacher asked us one day, "When you listen to music is it the words or the melody that attracts you and keeps you listening to that song over and over?" At that time I answered that it was the words, because I listened for the message in the words. … Continue reading I Heard A Song Today
We've almost always grown our own corn. Most of the time sweet corn, and sometimes field corn. The sweet corn is what we eat exclusively now, as it needs almost no seasoning. Field corn needs plenty of seasoning to taste as good to us, but it is best for corn meal since its dryed kernels … Continue reading Homemade Cornbread