All over town leaves are dropping and branches are sticking out their bare elbows. Seeing the magnificent change of season expressed in multi-colored foliage has been the most unexpected present during this time in my life. There are many, many stunning trees in the Upstate but my favorite tree is found in my own backyard.… Read More Party (tree) in the backyard
We celebrated our first non-moving weekend in our new home by filling up the bird feeders hung around our yard. There’s a much-beloved butterfly bush anchoring our yard. Every time I walk the dogs it is loaded with both bloom and butterfly, and a random bee. We moved in two weeks ago and are making… Read More Settling in
If all goes well, we’ll be homeowners on Aug. 15. That was fast, right? I know. We can hardly believe it either! It all started on Friday last week when we went to go look at our third home; the second with our current realtor. Hubby and I knew right away that this was our… Read More A house, already!
Lately I’ve been reminiscing over things I used to enjoy doing. Things I used to make time for: – Writing on this blog, – Reading real books, not just Facebook posts. – Playing games like Solitare, Uno or Scrabble, the real ones, not Candy Crush on my iPhone and then on the laptop (I get… Read More Time to pull the plug
Waiting is hard. It doesn’t matter what you are waiting for but if you’ve sat and watched the clock, or you’ve been living with an unresolved prayer request, learning to wait is not an easy task. I think the best thing to remember is to keep the faith. It reminds me of that song: “Don’t… Read More Waiting
We did it! Here we are, the hubby and me. Feb. 16, 2013 was a perfect day. It was freezing, raining, windy with a prediction of snow flurries in south Georgia, and perfect for our Winter Wonderland Sweetheart theme. It even snowed in his South Carolina hometown! Our marriage is new and our wedding a… Read More We’re marrieds!
This is my first post since December, the day before Christmas. I have an excuse, a valid one. Sometimes when you are unbelievably happy, you just live in the moment and forget to document. It’s the same when you are incredibly sad, but this is not one of those times. In the moment, I take… Read More I could go on…