• 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 ...
  • Job Application…
    My film-making son in California asked me what I had been doing all week and I groaned, “Filling out an application for a Christian school in ...
  • Measuring my Words…
    In response the the escalating violence in the world at the grass roots level, by that I mean, the random acts of bloodshed carried out by ordinary, well, maybe not ...
  • Oh, Oh the Kittens Have Found Me!..
    It’s finally happened, my two little barn kittens have sussed where I live. They courageously took their first steps across the driveway and into the copse ...
  • Neighbourly….
    Since arriving at Footlights we have settled in really well. The whole process started a year ago at a Pizza and Beer get-together, hosted weekly, weather ...
  • Jazzercise…
    As mentioned in an earlier post my walking schedule has had to change due to the sweltering June heat. The promise of higher temperatures throughout July and August ...
  • A Routine Reversed…
    In an effort to continue my walking habit for as long as possible I’ve been getting up early. Hubs and I set off just after sun-rise… We go in silence. ...
  • PerriPoppins’ Birthday…
    Twenty-seven years ago I was all ready to meet you! I’d re-done the nursery, hanging pink heart shaped pillows on the wall, changing the jungle print curtains ...
  • Sip and See…
    I went to a Sip and See a few weekends ago. I was invited to drop in for a snack, a glass of wine and a coo over my friend’s grand baby between 2pm and 5pm. ...
  • Chigger Bites…
    Last summer when I was in Florida I woke up one morning with a trail of bites along my upper arm. I thought a mosquito had taken a little trip leaving a string of ...
  • Texas Summer…
    I’ve never complained about the heat in Texas, I let others do it for me contented to find air-conditioned buildings that help to ward off the 100 degree ...
  • Talking About Choices and Consequences…
    In Sunday school the week we were talking about how to train our children to make sensible choices and accept the consequences. We were voicing some of the seemingly ...
  • Chicks in the House…
    We kept a few birds for a couple of days last week. They were the chicks that had been brought into the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre (where my son and his wife ...
  • A Wisdom Distilled…
    We all yearn for the old times.  I’m not just talking about those days when the children were sleeping safely under my roof and weren’t yet old enough to ...
Recent Posts
Birthday Weekend…
/ August 5, 2016
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…
/ August 3, 2016
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…
/ August 1, 2016
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 ...
Job Application…
/ July 29, 2016
My film-making son in California asked me what I had been doing all week and I groaned, “Filling out an application for a Christian school in ...
Measuring my Words…
/ July 27, 2016
In response the the escalating violence in the world at the grass roots level, by that I mean, the random acts of bloodshed carried out by ordinary, well, maybe not ...
Oh, Oh the Kittens Have Found Me!..
/ July 25, 2016
It’s finally happened, my two little barn kittens have sussed where I live. They courageously took their first steps across the driveway and into the copse ...