We are going through a drought period here in Minnesota this summer. The forecast for the next 10 days also tells us no rain. We have a well, but even wells are running dry so we are limiting our watering time for our yard and gardens, yet, I know I can’t neglect my tomatoes and…… Continue reading What to do When the Rains Don’t Come
There are so many tools we can use to help us with just about anything around the home or office. I found Sticky Notes on my computer! My husband always talked about sticky notes he used to use at work.He is a list maker, so go figure. Me, it is all in my head. It…… Continue reading What Good is a Tool ? They are only as good as the user.
I am trying something new today with the birds which I thought of while cleaning my kitchen. Having children over to babysit is so much fun but what a mess we make. I say we because I allow it as long as the clean-up is shared. I found some apples and sections of oranges that…… Continue reading Fruity Treats-What Kids Throw Out Birds May Like
I’m not sure how long I have to write this.The grandkids are on their way. I am so happy they will be coming to our house today.I know things went badly.When we spent our last moments together. This person seems to trigger my nerves and words were said. Appologies and “I love yous” are not…… Continue reading Eggshells in Life-How to Best Sweep Things Up
I cleaned house today. I removed the Bible reference books and inspirational books off my shelves. I put away the extra Bibles around the house placed on tables. I took down notes I laid down with Bible verses to share. I put away those books that encouraged me with Bible messages I had on the…… Continue reading Without Love I’m Not Heard
Eight years of Catholic grade school taught me how to go to church and do it properly. Genuflect, kneel at the appropriate times, dip your fingertips in the holy water hanging in a bowl by the door when you went in to church. Make the sign of the cross. Genuflect (Cambridge Dictionary definition: to bend…… Continue reading The Catholic Church Didn’t Bring me to Know Christ Personally- Just Literally
Sometime things just don’t work out no matter what you do. Sometimes you have done more than you should.You have overstayed too long and invested too much.You know when it must be time to leave. Circumstances no longer drive you from your inner core, to stay. You seek another place to plant some roots, another…… Continue reading It May Be Time to Leave
This post will be brief and I doubt I will spend much time making edits to it. I really want to get outside before the rain comes today. My marigolds need thinning and my tomatoes need watering and I have Japanese Beetles eating my petunias. I welcome Winter when it comes to Minnesota each year…… Continue reading What Book are you Reading Today – Why? Why Not?
I am not sure why but it seems that more times than not, without looking at the clock, I seem to know what time of day it is. Whether the sun is shining or not, no matter the season, I just seem to know if I am running late for something or ahead of myself.…… Continue reading Our Inner Clock – Act on It
The sun hat for my granddaughter of 4 months was made perfectly! I loved the fabric and design and added even more details than the pattern asked for. I would babysit the day I brought it out to try it on her cute little head and was prepared, just in case it didn’t fit. Had…… Continue reading It Didn’t Fit so Make Another