Trip to Bentonville…
Trip to Bentonville…
/ August 31, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I had a rare weekend off, it was Hubs’ birthday, so I took him on a trip. ...
A Meditation on Twinkle-Let-Toe’s Birthday…
A Meditation on Twinkle-Let-Toe’s Birthday…
/ July 14, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Our landline back in the day would announce the caller, at least the ones we had programmed into the menu. I typed in Twinkletoes for our oldest daughter, a nickname from her very early ...
Daughts’ Daughts…
Daughts’ Daughts…
/ June 22, 2021 2 COMMENTS
Daughts is a Mum! Congratulations. There’s nothing more amazing in  life than your girl – child giving birth to her first baby which is a girl – child too. She’s ...
Babysitting Sophie…
Babysitting Sophie…
/ April 19, 2021 1 COMMENTS
We were asked to babysit Sophie Sparrow for the first time ever.  She is 18 months old and goes everywhere with Mum and Dad. “The party this Saturday says ‘no ...
Baby Shower Time…
Baby Shower Time…
/ March 23, 2021 1 COMMENTS
On Sunday Hubs and I threw a baby shower for Olivia Grace, due April 26th. Daughts and her Hubs attended with her since she’s in vitro for five more weeks. However, thanks to a ...
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 ...
Happy, Happy Birthday Daughts…
Happy, Happy Birthday Daughts…
/ January 2, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I don’t know about you Daughts, but on December 31st I always ask myself the same question, “Where did the year go?” I flip through my diaries and make a note of the ...
A Barn Raising…
A Barn Raising…
/ December 11, 2020 1 COMMENTS
Our bird keeping son, Simon, bought a barn. It came in a kit with everything included –  rather like an IKEA delivery only with more technical instructions – I ...
Dark Night of the Soul…
Dark Night of the Soul…
/ October 23, 2020 1 COMMENTS
I absolutely do not wish to compare myself to the great Spanish Mystic,  St John of the Cross. A Carmelite friar and priest (1542-1591). No way me!  But I do every so often refer to my ...
Hubs’ Field…My Field…
Hubs’ Field…My Field…
/ October 6, 2020 0 COMMENTS
For me, the epitome of an English garden is one that looks tangly and wild… those lovely little cottage gardens, over-run with wisteria and clambering roses, bursting with colour ...
Sophie’s One…
Sophie’s One…
/ October 2, 2020 1 COMMENTS
Our beautiful grand-daughter, Sophie, celebrated her first birthday recently and we had her party in Farmersville at the city park, In true McNeny-style… Picnics R Us! A mess of ...