Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts…
Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts…
/ January 2, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Funny expression this English one, Many Happy Returns of the Day! The Day meaning ...
The Naming of Grams…
The Naming of Grams…
/ November 5, 2019 1 COMMENTS
When I became a first time Mum I felt awkward being seen pushing a stroller along the pavement or a swing in the park.  I really did not want to be associated with a newborn, or a ...
Fall…In Texas?
Fall…In Texas?
/ November 1, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Autumn… A favorite time of year- -if we are blessed with one! Texas typically rushes headlong into winter giving a cursory nod to Autumn with only a few balmy days if we’re ...
A Charming Day Out..
A Charming Day Out..
/ October 23, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Driving to St. Jo, on a weekend jaunt to visit a few wineries, we passed miles of windmills. These modern wind harnessers are nowhere near as charming or old fashioned as the ones my ...
Exploring Indifference…
Exploring Indifference…
/ October 17, 2019 0 COMMENTS
This year has been one of those years. I have a delayed emotional reaction where change is concerned, in other words I don’t break down or fully rejoice until after the event has ...
Welcome to the World Sophie Sparrow…
Welcome to the World Sophie Sparrow…
/ October 10, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Finally! My phone beeped at 2.22 on Wednesday morning, October 2nd. “Headed to the hospital” I read, from Simon, our bird-keeping, rock climbing son and expectant Dad! This ...
Birthday Boy…
Birthday Boy…
/ October 3, 2019 3 COMMENTS
First and last children get to be onlies for a couple of years… if they’re lucky and especially if they’re first and last all in one! You were lucky! The oldest of ...
Moon Flowers…
Moon Flowers…
/ September 30, 2019 0 COMMENTS
A few months ago Daughts was walking the back way into Weston and came across some wild flowers that resembled upside down lilies. “I have no idea what those are,” I said ...
On Praising God…
On Praising God…
/ September 24, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Our brand new Deacon, fresh out of seminary, brings insight to those of us who have been around a long time and claim to have, “Heard it all!” I, for one, can never hear too ...
Thoughts on Grand-Parenthood…
Thoughts on Grand-Parenthood…
/ September 19, 2019 0 COMMENTS
When I was young I wanted six children. My parents, with their two, thought I was crazy. Hubs and I settled on four when my OBGyn advised that four C-sections were quite enough.  I kept ...
The Graceful Hay Fluffer…
The Graceful Hay Fluffer…
/ September 16, 2019 0 COMMENTS
I love farm machinery. At our last garden club meeting – held at Myer’s Park & Event Centre, a beautiful 158 acre piece of property with research gardens; also the ...