• Waiting To Teach…
    I tell you, this substitute teaching lark is causing restless nights. Not because I’ve taught…yet… But because I gave the two schools I’d ...
  • Supplement Pros and Cons 1…
    I don’t take supplements or vitamins. I did when I was pregnant.  Those marvelous pre-natal vitamins appeared to do wonders for my hair and nails the three ...
  • Mail Carrier…
    Ok, we live on a private road. Not only that, it’s a private dirt road! That gets really muddy and slippery when it rains and is prone to potholes and other ...
  • Pot-Bellied Pig 2…
    Each morning after our walk I trot up to the barn to open the door so that my little kitties, Shadow and Magic, can run out, Free! We have a ritual, I shake about a ...
  • More on my Labs…
    During the last two months of changing the way I eat and viewing, through a blood lab, the inner workings of my body I’ve come to realize that 80% of my food ...
  • Stray Dogs and Pigs…
    You already know about Charlie, the neighborly dog who joins us early in the morning for our walk. She protects us from rabbits; We protect her from other dogs ...
  • Job Interviews…
    In early August, in fact, the Friday and Monday flanking the engagement news sprung on me by Daughts, I had interviews. The hard work on my two applications for the ...
  • The Big Day…
    At six o’clock in the morning it was still dark! The tradition of a sacred Saturday lie-in with coffee in bed was eclipsed by a far more important event. ...
  • Flower Farm and Finishing Touches…
    During the final week Malia and I did a mock up of the reception table. Then I lived with it for a few days, tweaking, finishing, making it worthy to groan under the ...
  • Wedding Central…
    I started a notebook to keep tabs on all the areas of the wedding I was responsible for. As the days sped past I was adding more to the To-Do list than I was ...
  • Buying the Wedding Dress…
    OK! I had three weeks to plan a small, simple, rural do under the trees, a large, wild pecan sitting in a clearing near the creek forming the boundary line of our ...
  • First Order of Business…
    Malia and Sam had already purchased their marriage license after looking at alternative ways to pledge themselves to one another. “So you’re JP’ing ...
  • Crush…
    Last year we returned to Footlights from house sitting in Florida to a round of hay baling, field tilling, cattle herding, pizza eating, crop harvesting and grape ...
  • It Happened…
    We were caught by surprise two weeks ago when Daughts said “Yes” to her boyfriend’s proposal of marriage. They first met at a Happening when they ...
  • Eat to Stay Slim or Healthy?…
    My mother would whisk me to the bathroom when I showed up on her doorstep, “Hop on the scales,” she’d say before I could even take off my coat and ...
  • Birthday Weekend…
    Last weekend Hubs turned another year younger and we made the occassion extra special. We started early with a trip to the theatre on Thursday to see, It’s ...
  • Still Convalescing…
    Last week we took our barn kittens, Shadow and (Black) Magic  to be neutered. The place we went was very efficient and had us in and out in time to go to Jazzercise ...
  • Hot Air Balloon…
    Most Sundays Hubs and I see a hot air balloon descending as we make our way to church along the back roads, the pick up vehicle waiting close-by. . Its gently ...
Recent Posts
Waiting To Teach…
/ September 30, 2016
I tell you, this substitute teaching lark is causing restless nights. Not because I’ve taught…yet… But because I gave the two schools I’d ...
Supplement Pros and Cons 1…
/ September 28, 2016
I don’t take supplements or vitamins. I did when I was pregnant.  Those marvelous pre-natal vitamins appeared to do wonders for my hair and nails the three ...
Mail Carrier…
/ September 23, 2016
Ok, we live on a private road. Not only that, it’s a private dirt road! That gets really muddy and slippery when it rains and is prone to potholes and other ...
Pot-Bellied Pig 2…
/ September 20, 2016
Each morning after our walk I trot up to the barn to open the door so that my little kitties, Shadow and Magic, can run out, Free! We have a ritual, I shake about a ...
More on my Labs…
/ September 12, 2016
During the last two months of changing the way I eat and viewing, through a blood lab, the inner workings of my body I’ve come to realize that 80% of my food ...
Stray Dogs and Pigs…
/ September 7, 2016
You already know about Charlie, the neighborly dog who joins us early in the morning for our walk. She protects us from rabbits; We protect her from other dogs ...