I have always loved to put puzzles together. I have to say that I do depend on the picture to guide me; especially when the going gets harder. Nature puzzles with lots of color are favorite. It is relaxing to me to think about the place in the picture, and what if I were there. … Continue reading Puzzles in Life
Jonquil Jubilee, A Local Festival
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
Bringing You Up to Date
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
Winterizing, Planning Ahead, and Family History
We just had our first significant “cold front.” By significant to our area of the Deep South, our temps dropped from almost 90 down to the high 40’s at night and around 75 in the day. As I was walking late in the day yesterday I noticed my legs actually felt cool before I came … Continue reading Winterizing, Planning Ahead, and Family History
Is There A Novel On The Way?
You know that novel that a few months ago I said might be in my future? Well, it really may be taking shape in my mind. I have been doing genealogy off and on for a few years. I haven’t taken the time to be really serious with it until over this past year. The … Continue reading Is There A Novel On The Way?
In Honor of Veteran’s Day!
I would like to dedicate this message to all the veterans who have ever fought for our country in any branch of our military; whether from behind a desk or on the front lines and anywhere in between. There is no way I can ever really say in words just how appreciative I am to … Continue reading In Honor of Veteran’s Day!