I've been reading in the book of Esther. I am only to the 3rd chapter, but I have to say the one theme that jumps out at me is obedience. Esther was adopted into Mordecai's family, after the death of her parents. Later, Esther was chosen to be one of MANY young virgin girls to … Continue reading Obedience
I live surrounded by cattle. Each spring, once the prairie grass has grown, the cattle arrive at the fields around me. Usually mid-late May they take up residence. One by one cattle trailers arrive. They back into the field, swing open the trailer doors, and groups of cattle are let out. It's a pretty exciting … Continue reading Cattle and Fences
Fibromyalgia - I'd love for you to come along with me on this unpredictable journey.
In my morning devotional, it was asking me if I was resting. I had a good chuckle because the devotional had no idea I am 48 and raising my grandchild. So, YES devotional, I am tired! The devotional told a story about a produce farmer. He was busy arranging the produce and farm goods. A … Continue reading Are You Resting?
For my grandson's birthday, we got him a little Fisher-Price dump truck. It has 2 pretend boulders, a driver, and an interactive dump lever. Along with all that comes battery-powered noise. The dump truck makes a backing-up sound, idling sound, horn honk, the driver figure says something, and then a song "When You Have A … Continue reading Do Your Best
Bacon. Bacun. Rasher. Backe. All words used from around the world, throughout time to describe salted pork belly. Delicious, would describe how it tastes. I'm not alone in this love affair for bacon. I bet you enjoy bacon too. That crisp salty slice of pork right next to your eggs and toast. On top of … Continue reading Bacon
Google photos sent me a notification yesterday. It wanted to show me what happened on this day or this week last year. It was interesting to see all that has happened over the last 8 years. Of interest, was a lilac tree that I had taken a picture of last year. It was in beautiful … Continue reading Blossoms
"Normal is really just a setting on your dryer". I find those words to be very true. But I want normal nonetheless. I want normal, but it seems elusive. Maybe normal is traditional? The times as of late have established a "new normal". I don't want this "new normal. I want the normal of what … Continue reading FMF: Normal
With the addition of Trey in our home, we have had to readjust from empty nesters to nesters. He is now mobile in his walker and makes the rounds on the Babytona circuit- from the kitchen, into the hallway, up the hallway around into the foyer, through the foyer into the dinning room, and from … Continue reading Garden of Good and Evil