Our children really enjoy decorating for Christmas both inside and out. Even though our rental house is small and on an out of the way country road, they were not deterred. They outlined a portion of our house's profile with lights. Not many other people may see it, but we enjoy it. Last night we made a drive to the near-by, small town to look at the Christmas light displays. There is nothing … [Read more...] about Christmas Lights
One of the beauties of living here in west Texas are the sunrises. I am sure we had the same in Alabama, but you could not see them for the trees! I am constantly amazed at the beauty and splendor of God's creation. … [Read more...] about Texas Sunrise!
E-mail rumors, do you get them also? Have you ever received an e-mail stating that some politician or religious figure has done or said something outrageous? Normally, a prominent personality is the subject of such an email, thereby eliciting an emotional response from you. These are usually mass forwarded from friends who mean well but do not take the time to check out the facts. Many times they … [Read more...] about The Sky is Falling!!!!!!
I know we should be thankful everyday, but are we? I am grateful for this time of year, set aside to specifically to give thanks. We all, no matter what the circumstances are, have much to be thankful for. As the old hymn says, "count your blessings". I find it so true,that when I purposely think of what I have to be thankful for, the small irritations in life fade away. Here are a few of the … [Read more...] about Are We Thankful?
I have not introduced you to Sophie yet. She was a bit embarrassed about her "condition". But, that is all taken care of now and we have 3, beautiful tri-colored welsh pembroke corgi puppies. She had two males and one female last Saturday night very late. Needless to say, everyone here is so excited. Corgis were originally bred to be cattle dogs for herding. We do not have enough cows to "herd" … [Read more...] about Puppies!
You may have met Buttercup in an earlier post, but in order not to offend any of the other backyard animals - here are our chickens. Another large expenditure I noticed in the "Food" category of my budget book was eggs. I was buying at least one of the big boxes of eggs (15 dozen) at Sam's Club a month. That is 180 eggs per month, 6 eggs per day! The obvious question was, "would having our own … [Read more...] about Backyard Chickens