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
I have been gone longer than I intended. The time away was spent regrouping, filling in some places in my novel manuscript that I felt were lacking on “color.” Soul searching and recharging have been important, also. In the meantime, as the old saying goes, “life happens.” Our family has had plenty of “life” happening … Continue reading Bringing You Up to Date
I got some more of that news that just “tickles me pink,” as the saying goes. On one of those calls just to visit on the phone with my parents, I asked if there were any pears. Daddy had said before that there weren’t going to be as many pears this Fall. So I thought … Continue reading One Of Those Things I Cherish
I’m just sitting here enjoying my hot chai latte, looking at the cold logs in the fireplace, trying to visualize a real and cozy fire…… Let’s see, the firewood is outside on the rack. The kindling, lighter, and such are in the kindling box. The only thing that’s missing is the fire. It’s very cool … Continue reading Fall, the Cold, and a Fire
The fall colors are finally here! We had plenty of late rains, and the leaves are showing their colors. We live surrounded by woods, evergreen and deciduous. I look forward to seeing the combination of the green cedars and pines, along with the beauty of the colored leaves. We have golden yellow Hickory and Beech … Continue reading From Vibrance to Rest
I’m back in the loop again, it seems. My daughter is much better from being so sick for a few weeks, and my computer is back functional after taking a “break” of its own without permission from me. Now on to my post. I feel rich lately. Not with money or possessions, but with family … Continue reading Fall is Time for Jelly Making!