Archive for March, 2013


They’re Over There

They’re over there with their friends. There!  Is that so hard? I know we all make mistakes.  Yes, yes, we’ve all made a few.  Sometimes we’re in a hurry, and we get this all wrong.  But, seriously folks… and especially you youngsters… let’s work on this. Once upon a time I jokingly corrected a relative’s […]

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Spring Cleaning

With a delightfully flamboyant stroke, the artist added a tail feather to the rooster she was painting.  Everyone watching the demonstration let out a happy, “ahhh”.  The artist added another feather in just the same manner, instantly said “no”, and painted it right back out.  She made a comment about having too much of a […]

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Pumpkin “Pudding”

We have these things in our pantry… odds and ends that need to be put into something.  Like the can of La Lechera purchased at the Mexican market just so it wouldn’t look odd that I’d gone inside, stared at the walls to see the fancy paint finish, then walked out.   And the can of […]

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Play Time

A very dear friend of mine turned 90 this month.  What a special treat for me to make the waltz across Texas to the shores of Lake Livingston for the celebration. I’ve seen pictures of the annual 4th of July Golf Cart Parade there.  What I just learned was that my friend Frances was responsible […]

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For Frances

She hosted a bridal shower for me in her home.  And one for my sister.   And for my two aunts.   Also for my mother when she was a bride-to-be.  And baby showers. When I think of going to Bible class as a child, my fondest and earliest memories are of her teaching me. But my […]

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See You Around

  If you stepped into my shoes and followed my paths for a few days, you’d discover that I love travel.  (And of course, if you’ve ever spent anytime on this website, you already knew it to be true!) My television viewing usually deals with fascinating places around the globe, or amazing meals prepared by […]

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Free Lasagna

Okay, the title’s misleading.  (But it was free at a banquet at our church.)  Mainly what it was free of was gluten and nightshades! When I saw the sign-up sheet in the foyer, my options were lasagna, breadsticks, salad or dessert.  Since I no longer eat traditional lasagna ingredients, I decided I’d better get creative […]

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One Stop Travel

  I have this mug.  Oh my goodness!  I don’t even know where to begin when thinking of all the emotions and adventures tied up in this little ceramic vessel. Although we had already discovered just how much we loved traveling, this agency opened up so much of the world to us.  The internet didn’t […]

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Listen For It

I live a couple of miles from the train track that runs through Portales.  In our little town, everyone only lives a couple of miles away from anything! Anyway, once in a great while – just like this morning, I hear a train going by.  The house just happens to be very quiet… no heater […]

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