Tag Archives: grateful

Back to School Blueberries

Just for a second, I thought today was September first.  Like a ringing phone pulling you from a deep sleep, it’s a little frightening.  Yikes!  I’ve got to stop scaring myself first thing in the morning.  Tomorrow is that day. … Continue reading

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Herman’s Hammer

A few years ago, a country AND western singer recorded a song called “The House That Built Me” and sometimes I would hear it and be all “boo hoo; that is a sad song.”  (Why are country AND western songs … Continue reading

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Opening Day

Yes, I know it’s Mother’s Day; everyone will be blogging about Mother’s Day today.  Since she has agreed to be mentioned on this blog, my mother makes regular dramatic appearances.  I’m grateful for her influence in my life.  Thank you, … Continue reading

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The Surprise Garden

When it comes to the place you were born, many people get stuck quoting Thomas Wolfe and say “you can’t go home again.”  I once thought that was true, but I now reject the whole idea out of hand. It … Continue reading

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Peace Trellis

I have never grown peas; I ate some delicious pea tendrils this spring and decided I would try to grow some.  I found instructions for making a “pea trellis” out of an old window and if you can believe it, … Continue reading

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Why I Joined Facebook

Dear Friends, I’m kind of stubborn sometimes.  My father’s stubborn, too, so maybe I have a stubborn gene.  There’s nothing wrong with being stubborn; being stubborn about brushing my teeth morning and night has served me well.  No one has … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget…

…to remember what’s important. This is important.

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