Sprout is Back…
Sprout is Back…
/ August 16, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Our son and daughter-in-law, the Window to the Wild folk, are busy with baby ...
Surpassing all Understanding…
Surpassing all Understanding…
/ May 20, 2019 1 COMMENTS
God messages me in many ways… When I take my mind off my fears, my doubts, myself, He whispers serenity into my spirit and shows me a playfully overgrown meadow. When I reflect ...
Shadow and the Fans…
Shadow and the Fans…
/ May 16, 2019 1 COMMENTS
I am so glad I’m not a cat! They develop unfounded fears. Shadow’s latest concern has to do with fans.  Ceiling fans. We have nine in the house and he has decided he is ...
The Heavy Machinery Rolls in…
The Heavy Machinery Rolls in…
/ May 13, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Change is imminent. Having grown up in a terraced Georgian cottage in London (protected by the National Trust) that backed up to the convent school’s playing fields, there ...
Tarantula…
Tarantula…
/ May 9, 2019 1 COMMENTS
I’ve seen tarantulas down at the end of our drive. I’ll spot one moving regally, queen of the arachnids, creeping towards supper through the tall grasses. I’ll watch ...
Ceilings…
Ceilings…
/ May 6, 2019 1 COMMENTS
My ceiling painting job came around again. After I’d volunteered my services the first time round I declared it to be,  “The last!” However – memory fades over ...
Thistle…
Thistle…
/ May 3, 2019 0 COMMENTS
We will have been at Footlights four years this month and I have almost won the battle with the thistle that was overgrowing my pastures and meadows. At first they looked like forests ...
Blossom…
Blossom…
/ April 23, 2019 0 COMMENTS
I really enjoy the time of year when blossom covers the trees and transforms the dull brown branches into a picturesque pastoral scene. The first to arrive are usually the fruit trees ...
Blue-Bonnets…
Blue-Bonnets…
/ April 19, 2019 0 COMMENTS
I would really love a field of wildflowers. I tried sowing seeds when we first moved to Footlights but that failed, or maybe the weather was too hot, or too wet or the mowing started ...
Surprise Iris…
Surprise Iris…
/ April 16, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Just a surprise to awaken my soul to the absolute glory of the Lord as proclaimed by nature. Man’s hand could not create such a thing of beauty. I am forever in awe of His ...
Coffee Beans…
Coffee Beans…
/ April 11, 2019 0 COMMENTS
My rock-climbing and co-founder of Window-to-the-Wild son gave me un-roasted coffee beans for Christmas with a modified popcorn popper to roast them with. I’d never roasted my own ...