Easter is always a special time of year for me. It's truly Indescribable. My spirit and heart is so full I can't contain it. God has so richly blessed over the years. Meditating on God's word and praying and just trying to practice His presence leading up to Easter is such a blessed thing to … Continue reading Indescribable
I have always loved Valentine's Day. Even without a boyfriend, I always valued my friends and swapped Valentine's cards with them most years to celebrate that friendship. Sometimes we simply swapped "Happy Valentine's Day" greetings and enjoyed the fact that we had those friendships. I still do enjoy and value my friends and love them. … Continue reading That Special Symbol of Love
This past year has been such a paradox in so many ways. It has seemed to rush by in a blur while at the same time I felt I was in slow motion like a slug. I knew some of the darkest, hurtful, and sad days ever; and some of the brightest, healing, and … Continue reading A New Year
Every year on August 23 I remember how my life changed drastically in nineteen seventy-two; for the better. A year before I had been diagnosed with scoliosis, which is a curve in my spine. The doctors had watched it until they decided surgery was a necessary choice in my case. The metal and leather … Continue reading A Day Of Gratitude
I practically grew up in family vegetable gardens since before I can remember. Both sets of my grandparents had large "family gardens." Mama's parents planted enough of a variety of vegetables for themselves, my aunt's family, and Mama's family, as well as some truck farming. Papaw Holley planted acres of purple hull peas and hired … Continue reading Squash Bugs Everywhere!
Here it is, the eve of NaNoWriMo Camp April 2015. It is a month long virtual camp for writers to work on new projects or ones they have already begun. We are placed in "cabins" with other participating writers by age group, genre, or other choices we make. For this camp my genre is Historical … Continue reading New Experiences Bring Adventure
My daughter and I had a wonderful relaxing time this afternoon. We attended the 19th annual Jonquil Jubilee in Gibsland, Louisiana. The quaint downtown area was blocked off for vendors and the information tent. With a dollar, we entered the raffle for a chance to win “1000 Daffodils and Labor to Plant.” All proceeds go … Continue reading Jonquil Jubilee, A Local Festival
In the past couple of years our family has gone through several of our members having illness that required the rest of us helping or at least praying them through. My daughter had colitis twice year before last. Roy’s mom had hip replacement that went bad early last year. It took six months for her … Continue reading Memories, Blessings, and Treasures