Lots of Stories Live Here

As you know, I love to write. If papers were dollars, I’d be a wealthy woman because of all the notebooks and other written material in my house. Several years ago, I began keeping a book for Sara and Nathan. It’s sort of like a journal only it’s all about Sara and Nathan, the things […]

Bill Is a Useful Guy to Have Around

Bill Is a Useful Guy to Have Around

This is hurricane season and, as Hurricane Florence has shown us, it can be a dangerous, scary time. Tropical storms, although not as fierce, still make themselves felt and leave a lasting memory. A few years ago, a tropical storm named Bill threatened the Texas coast. He upset the weather, travel plans, daily routines, and, […]

When Yesterday Becomes Today

When Yesterday Becomes Today

  In the book of life, yesterday’s page has been filled. Tomorrow’s page is a mystery. All we have is today. — Flora Tucker. Old television shows can really take a person back, can’t they? This weekend a certain channel is showing the old TV series, Get Smart. It’s all about a secret agent, Maxwell Smart, and […]

A Launching Pad

A Launching Pad

Last night, my niece and I talked about teaching young children. She’s a teacher and so was I, for a good many years. Computers were just being introduced as learning tools about the time I retired. I’m glad I retired when I did. Many things can be learned through computers, but it is my firm […]

Batten Down the Hatches

Batten Down the Hatches

The ocean is fascinating and dangerous. It has many moods. I hope not one life will be lost due to Hurricane Florence. Two of my brothers were on board ships while they were in the US Navy. Storms struck at sea too. I noticed the Navy moved about thirty of their ships out of the […]

Horses, Paintings, and Nashville

Horses, Paintings, and Nashville

Yesterday was that special time again–the Cozy Critters gathered for our critique! The paintings at the top are by Carolyn Bayley, who was commissioned to paint them and a few more. So, Carolyn is going to be very busy. She came bringing gifts that few people can give any more–farm-fresh eggs. Carolyn lives on a […]