This Exhilarating State of Being…
This Exhilarating State of Being…
/ October 9, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Slowly God is returning my time to me and I’m faithfully loosening my grip. ...
Back Yard Birds…
/ March 5, 2021 0 COMMENTS
My son and his wife are founders of a bird company that trains and shows native birds of prey that for one reason or another cannot survive on their own in the wild. Window to the Wild ...
The Thaw…
The Thaw…
/ March 1, 2021 0 COMMENTS
After several days of freezing temperatures the mercury slowly began to rise reversing the snowy-spell that had be-fallen much of the south. At Footlights I noticed my holly bush had ...
Winter Weather-the Following Days…
Winter Weather-the Following Days…
/ February 24, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Daughts and her Hubs suffered from power outages and frozen pipes for the first three days of the winter storm. Fortunately they have a fireplace and plenty of wood… and an axe ...
Ash Wednesday…
Ash Wednesday…
/ February 17, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Well, I caught Magic suitably marked, “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return,” on this first day of Lent. I suspect he snagged a few moments in the ...
The Polar Vortex Hits Footlights…
The Polar Vortex Hits Footlights…
/ February 15, 2021 0 COMMENTS
It had been cold for a few weeks…in fact the horses were having a break from me because it was rainy, muddy and downright miserable.  Their water had to be broken into, their ...
Hiding Again…
Hiding Again…
/ February 12, 2021 0 COMMENTS
While the storm blew in and our water pump heater/air-conditioner worked overtime to keep the frost off the inside of our windows, (whoops, somebody left the hose reel out…) Hubs ...
Closing Churches…
Closing Churches…
/ February 8, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I just want to say that the closure of churches during the pandemic has worn very thin. I drafted a letter to the power(s) that be in my part of the world and was answered immediately ...
Mesmerising Candles…
Mesmerising Candles…
/ February 1, 2021 0 COMMENTS
At rural boarding school when the power went out (regularly in the winter as different unions went on strike for better working conditions or higher wages) it was an inconvenience. The ...
Perspective and Life…
Perspective and Life…
/ January 25, 2021 0 COMMENTS
It wasn’t until I watched Call the Midwife that I realized the National Health (NHS), a social service that has been a part of my life since I can remember, was still dealing with ...
A Flurry of Snow…
A Flurry of Snow…
/ January 21, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I’m always happy when it snows. The ground looks bright, dazzling even. A down comforter slung over Footlights concealing mud ruts in the driveway and beaten tracks through the ...