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...

Family

I have a family reunion coming up in September. I haven’t been to one in years. I was always too busy, couldn’t take time off from work or just couldn’t get away. I feel ashamed that I didn’t take the time. In the past five years, both of my...

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...

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...