• Rathering…
    Living with the disquieting feeling that wherever or whoever you are there’s always somewhere or someone better, is part of the human state. ...
  • Madge Hiding 2…
    Our front screened in porch boasts indoor outdoor carpet made from re-cycled plastic bottles. Soft to the touch it is nothing like the green stuff we used at ...
  • Growing Cotton…
    I tried three times to sow cotton in a little bed I had on the south side of my house. Simon had given me some seeds and I’d soaked them overnight in water and ...
  • Our Cats Don’t Eat Science Diet…
    We were looking for a litter box scoop to better filter out the small clumps. We had tried slotted spoons from kitchen stores, tea strainers and colanders, none of ...
  • Friends-Ception…
    The day of the big party for Daughts and her Hubs’ first wedding anniversary dawned, pretty much the same way it had a year ago. A light drizzle first thing ...
  • Arranging Flowers…
    The day before the big party Daughts and I spread some mason jars on the tail-gate of my truck, to fill with snow on the prairie, dried thistle and pretty yellow ...
  • What a Weekend…
    Hubs and I started it. We trotted over to the barn last Saturday morning and began pushing all the heavy machinery over to the sides. After a couple of hours we were ...
  • I Feel I’ve Been Here Before…
    Last year I had three weeks to plan Daughts’ wedding. A small affair, immediate family only, with the promise of a large party Next Year. And here we are, next ...
  • Bucket-List & my Ordinary Life…
    The best thing about empty nest is not having children underfoot day in day out. It allows me to be utterly myself, eat straight from the fridge, use all the hot ...
  • Dried Flowers…
    Daughts loves dried flowers. She eyes the browning thistle along the lane, “Look at that!” she exclaims, stopping. The leggy Black-Eyed Susan’s and ...
  • Slow To No Internet…
    We had slow to no internet over the weekend. It freed us up from blogging, researching and watching netflix. We had to come up with other things to do to fill in the ...
  • HOV at Your Own Risk…
    Traveling Central is always a nightmare. Drivers are in a hurry, frustrated by the snare ups, the congested intersections, roadworks, Distracted by their phones, ...
  • Apothic Red…
    Described as plush this velvety wine is just what the doctor ordered after a mishap on Central that may have cost us our car. It is a blend of rich Zinfandel, ...
  • Foal…
    Since moving to Rigsby Lane I’ve rubber-necked it past the horse stables every time I go on my walk.  Which is almost every day. I glance over to catch them ...
  • Coupons and Apps…
    Hubs and I were at Joann’s fabric to buy some more of their really expensive foam.  We suspect it’s really expensive because each time we approach the ...
  • Crush…
    We did a crush a couple of weeks ago.  Mid-week ones are harder to staff because most of the people who frequent the winery and get on the helper list have ...
  • Recalling Names…
    Some people’s names are easier for me to remember than others’. Recently I met a student from Finland who’s name is Suvi.  Oh my goodness I could ...
  • Kingdom Work…
    In the parable of the sower, Matthew 13: 3-9, a story that I love, I am reminded that the seed is the Kingdom of God, me. God is the sower. Some of the seed falls on ...
  • Birthday Celebration…
    We had a mini family reunion last weekend. My oldest daughter wanted grandmama and her local siblings to see where she lived with her room mate & three dogs. ...
  • Tarshish…
    On Father’s day we were invited to a bible church by Daughts and her Hubs. Called The Parks it meets in the courthouse in downtown McKinney, a familiar venue ...
Recent Posts
Rathering…
/ September 14, 2017
Living with the disquieting feeling that wherever or whoever you are there’s always somewhere or someone better, is part of the human state. ...
Madge Hiding 2…
/ September 12, 2017
Our front screened in porch boasts indoor outdoor carpet made from re-cycled plastic bottles. Soft to the touch it is nothing like the green stuff we used at ...
Growing Cotton…
/ September 8, 2017
I tried three times to sow cotton in a little bed I had on the south side of my house. Simon had given me some seeds and I’d soaked them overnight in water and ...
Hubs’ Work Clothes…
/ September 6, 2017
I find it very difficult to throw away an old pair of tennies that have done their job. I stash them in the garage and think, “I’ll wear those in the ...
Retired or on Another Course?..
/ September 4, 2017
At our porch christening we were all sitting around trying to synchronize our calendars to help at Caudalie Crest  Winery & Farm during their busy harvest and ...
Our Cats Don’t Eat Science Diet…
/ September 1, 2017
We were looking for a litter box scoop to better filter out the small clumps. We had tried slotted spoons from kitchen stores, tea strainers and colanders, none of ...