Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stick-in-the-mud

Why am I barefoot … outside … in February?? My mother-in-law tells the grandkids they can not go barefoot in months with an “R” in them.  Think about it… I am not a stick-in-the-mud.  However, I was stuck in the mud. … Continue reading

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The Joy of Morning Chores

No, I’m not being sarcastic with my title.  Sometimes…early morning chores are wonderful.  Usually, this time of year, I do chores in the dark … and cold … and the beauty is harder to find.  I have to look harder.  … Continue reading

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Farm House

Oh. My. Word.  Why do home-projects turn into such nightmares?? Our dining room has been under renovation of various forms for oh, at least three years.  Hardwood floors are now installed.  Walls were painted…then re-painted.  The latest project, involving the … Continue reading

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Good Grief??

Do I dare write about grief?  I have been mulling it over.  Unless we are a total, complete, selfish clod, it is something we all experience, for a variety of reasons, throughout our life. Yes, I will write about grief.  … Continue reading

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Enjoy the roses!

“We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon – instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.”  ~ Dale Carnegie I love this quote!! How many times do we say or hear others … Continue reading

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