Firsts, Real Life

If They Only Knew…

These boys are the best outside kitties ever!  They have taken out birds, snakes, squirrels and even a rat (ewww!). We got them when they were just kittens from friends with four kiddos and a farm.  They had been man-handled by the best and have been so good to let our littles (especially ACE) just… Read More If They Only Knew…

Real Life

She Loves Lucy

ACE toddles towards the massive mastiff/Rhodie, arms outstretched. Lucy sits motionless as little arms wrap around her neck plump hands pat pat her back. Lucy lays on her side on the cool kitchen floor. ACE leans over and plants her forehead on Lucy’s side babbling affectionately. ACE waves from her high chair and drops morsels… Read More She Loves Lucy

Real Life, Thoughts

Death Sucks

A throwback blog post! How does the saying go?  Ah, yes, two things you can always be certain of — death and taxes. We, in the United States, all face the latter on a daily basis.  We, in our household, faced the former last week.  My Mima went “home.”  It wasn’t a long, drawn out process…in… Read More Death Sucks

Thoughts

Be Still

A throwback blog post! “Be still and know that I am God.” Life is loud. Even if we stripped away …the tv and radio …the dishwasher …the washing machine & the dryer …the mixer …the vent hood over the stove …the timers …the phones We are still surrounded by …voices …bodies moving about …children laughing… Read More Be Still

Firsts, Thoughts

The First Post

I’ve blogged on several different sites, and I have discovered that the first post is definitely the most intimidating!  Here I am, putting myself out into cyberworld and hoping that someone reads what I have to share, and reads with a gracious eye that is less critical than I am of myself.  It almost feels… Read More The First Post