Mystery Picture Time!!

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It’s mystery picture game time. I’m a little late with the post, but a couple of granddaughters decided to spend the night. That slows Grammy down. Actually a grandson and some friends are camping here on the farm too, but they can manage on their own. Way too cold for me. Not that I’ve ever done any camping. Once the …

What are Your Everyday Blessings?

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“Blessings only come to those who notice.” We have a thanksgiving and praise time every week at our little church where we can mention reasons we are thankful. The reasons don’t have to be something big or fantastic. They can simply be everyday blessings remembered by a grateful heart. A recent list mentioned children and someone giving someone a ride …

A Christmas Weekend

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    Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world – stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death – and that the blessed life which began in Bethlehem two thousand years ago is the image and brightness of the Eternal Love?  Then you can keep Christmas.     …Augusta E. Rundel There’s nothing quite …

Christmas Magic and a Christmas Giveaway for You

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A Small Act of Grandparent Bravery I got extraordinarily brave Saturday. I was keeping three of my grandkids including my twin grandsons who at the age of six must drink high energy water every morning when they pop out of bed. That energy doesn’t run out until about fifty “go to sleep” orders have been issued well after dark. That …

Butterflies on Thistles

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Life is butterflies and thistles. Hummingbirds and bumblebees. Sleepless nights and sleep-in mornings. Blooming flowers and chomping worms. Truth and fiction. Sorrow and joy.  Butterflies on thistles. I’m off my schedule this week, but wanted to stop in to thank you all again for all your prayers and thoughts this last week as I had to tell Mom goodbye. Now …

Loving Flower Stories

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Love is the only flower that grows and blossoms without the aid of the seasons. – Kahlil Gibran My giveaway contest to celebrate Small Town Girl is going great. Entries are coming in from all over and you wouldn’t believe how many of us are out there who “never win.” One of those people will be winning those wind chimes …

Paper Airplanes and Homework

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I just got home from spending a couple of days with my grandkids while their parents went on a business/relaxation trip. They take this trip every year and for the past several years I’ve gone up to their house to hold down the fort. Well, last year, the kids came to my house. My husband was out of town that …