Category Archives: Random Thoughts

I concede.

I had such hopes.I kept the faith. My hopes fell like the autumn leaves. No Indian Summer this fall for Central Illinois. But faith is knowing the sun will shine again … despite snow in November! Even Bubbles decided to … Continue reading

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January thoughts

Hi friends – I’ve missed ya!  The deck is craving some coffee, don’t you think? To fill some winter hours, I can waste a lot of time looking at Pinterest.  Where else do you find recipes and pictures of the … Continue reading

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Incomplete thoughts

My random thoughts this weekend have narrowed down to this: Routines have their place.  Structure provides stability.  But, I’m over rigidity. I would have missed watching the timber behind my house come alive this morning if I had been on … Continue reading

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Coffee and Marie Kondo

Come along with me for a completely different post than I usually photo-journal.  I don’t remember where I first read or heard about Marie Kondo, but I do know I became intrigued. A short synopsis is that you should rid … Continue reading

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Fall foliage walk-about

Well, sort of.  I mean, it is definitely fall and there is definitely foliage. However, much of it is still green. I’m not complaining.  I will take the beautiful weather we’ve been having as long as God lets it stick … Continue reading

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Bubbles, the Adorable

Some mornings the sun invites you to rest on the steps. And you stop to pose for a pic. But get bored with the posing, so you move on to more important things. Then, all of a sudden … HAIRBALL! … Continue reading

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Well, good morning!

Tom Kitty has been cattin’ around. He has the war wounds to show for it.   Happy Monday!

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Spunk

spunk noun \ˈspəŋk\ spirit, courage, and determination I love the trait of spunkiness. I love spending time around spunky people. I hate when I feel that my spunk is getting squashed. Spunk squashers, beware. How do you keep your spunk? … Continue reading

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Pursuits

Life is full of so many interesting pursuits! How does one have time to pursue them all? Satisfy our curiosity about the world around us?How do we know in which direction we should put our focus? Almost every single day, … Continue reading

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Barnyard Walk

Finally!  A day without rushing, clouds and rain.  A day to walk around the barnyards with you.  My in-laws bought two feeder calves to put in with our little George. Taking pics of black calves in the dark results in … Continue reading

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