Entering Year Three at Footlights…
Entering Year Three at Footlights…
/ January 10, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Three years ago we just started looking for a house on a few acres. Or a few acres ...
Checking the Mailbox…
Checking the Mailbox…
/ January 8, 2018 1 COMMENTS
All my life the contents of the letter box has been very important to me. In order to receive post everyday at boarding school I had to write numerous letters on Sundays. Our inbound ...
Happy Birthday Daughts…
Happy Birthday Daughts…
/ January 2, 2018 1 COMMENTS
This time 26 years ago I was at the Margot Perot Hospital… Waiting… Not for you but for my doctor. I’d been stuck with a needle that caused blood to spurt all over the ...
What the Night Before Christmas Looked Like…
What the Night Before Christmas Looked Like…
/ December 26, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Christmas at Footlights comes during the last week of Advent…which this year was really late so we cheated a bit and put up the lights and the creche a little early. Our refectory ...
Inspiration…
Inspiration…
/ November 7, 2017 1 COMMENTS
The classroom wall I sat opposite this morning, while my students (for the day) read through and answered questions on chapter 10 of The Odyssey, was truly inspirational, What perfect ...
November Already…
November Already…
/ November 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS
It seemed as though one minute it was bright and sunny and we were hanging tulle in the barn for Daughts’ and her Hubs’ reception, and the next I was draping my plants with ...
McKroger…
McKroger…
/ October 25, 2017 0 COMMENTS
With Daughts and Sam living at Barnlights, the barndominium on our property, it is easy for them to pop next door for the proverbial ‘cup of sugar’ when they run out of ...
Get Together…
Get Together…
/ October 23, 2017 1 COMMENTS
On Friday night we ate, picnic style, in the pavilion. We had most of our family with us. There were Baggarleys from London, McNenys from near and far and Kelloggs. It’s always ...
Homecoming…
Homecoming…
/ October 18, 2017 1 COMMENTS
Lots of people are coming to Footlights this weekend. My oldest son from California. My oldest daughter from Burleson. My youngest son from Hutchins. My brother and his sons from ...
Faith…
Faith…
/ September 20, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Our devotional this month, or however long it takes us to read, is, The Case for Faith by Lee Strobel. This morning I was reading the chapter, Since Evil and Suffering Exist, a Loving ...
Arriving Home…
Arriving Home…
/ September 18, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Coming home to three cats is met with a Grand Silence. I open the door cautiously because once a barn cat always a barn cat…although Hubs doesn’t agree with me, “I ...