Archive for May, 2014


Thirty One Years

  Back in the olden days… you know… the 1980s, when there was no such thing as the internet.  Yes, way back then we took our first out of the ordinary vacation.  I came across an article in a magazine about old plantation homes open to guests. It was our anniversary, and to celebrate we […]

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Half Full

  Literally, my rose beds are half empty.  There is no place for them in the gallery of beautiful gardens.  The barren dirt reveals an ugly old soaker hose.  The remnants of dried up daffodil and iris stalks dot the little landscape.  But I sit on my Nana’s old glider, coffee in hand, cat on […]

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Blue Skies

I’ve just come inside.  Have been out there enjoying another gorgeous evening.  Our poor land is so drought stricken. But we’ve had rain… glorious rain for the past four days, and it’s starting to rain again this very minute.  We’re all rejoicing! Dark blue stormy skies.  Magnificent. Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! ~

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First Flight

My first flight.  I wish I could say I remember it like it was yesterday… but it’s back there in the recesses of my mind, and the details have become hazy.  The highlighted memories remain special to me. Our mother surprised my sister and me with the news that we were flying to Dallas to […]

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Texas Highway 36

 There’s a long stretch of road though the middle of Texas I love to travel… especially in April.  I call it my waltz across Texas, and always promise myself that the next time I make the sashay, I’ll allow plenty of time for photo stops. But alas, I’m always in a hurry because – as […]

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