Untie

I read a quote not long ago “Don’t cut what you can untie”.  At the time, it just meant to not cut the pretty ribbon, to untie it and save it. I have a drawer full of ribbons, twine, cords and wire that I have untwisted and saved. I use most of them....

Summer Sale

I am having a summer sale! It is 107 degrees in central Texas today.  I am so ready for cooler temperatures! Come September 1st, I don’t care if it is 110 degrees outside, I will be putting a fall wreath on our gate. I am almost giddy thinking of fall and all that...

Home

Home- noun  A place of residence or refuge, the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered; a dwelling place or retreat. Home sweet home. It’s where your heart is. Coming home, pulling into our driveway, seeing a light on in the kitchen, our...
Sweet summertime

Sweet summertime

Summer is in full swing. Every year, I hope we have a mild summer. Every year, I am wrong. But then again, I live in Texas where it is hot, especially in the summer. This past spring was glorious!  We had lots of rain that brought on an abundance of wildflowers. Texas...

Roots of my raising

I was on my way to work early this morning, listing to old country music station. A song came on that I haven’t heard in years. It was “The roots of my raising” by Merle Haggard from 1976. In 1976, I was graduating from high school and listening to...