It was just a moth stuck in the bathroom window this morning! I’m not one of those crazy (I take that back—they’re not crazy!) kind-hearted people who take insects outside instead of squashing them, but this guy was so frantic… and big, I didn’t want to make a mess! So, I released the screen to … More Moth in the Window
Ready, Set, Wait! Well, the last job is done for the winter—tilling the garden. Dear old Tilly is out there now, purring away until the gas is gone. A good wash and she gets to rest for the season. The garden is ready, but for what? It’s ready to rest; however, any seeds that are … More Ready, Set, Wait
Ah, if you are an expert in “Bambiology,” you will recognize these words as an admonition from Bambi’s father. Bambi has just been shot while in midair and lands on the other side of the canyon, safe from the hunters but not from the forest fire. It is imperative that he gets up! Time is … More Get up, Bambi—GET UP!
Would anyone in their right mind pray a prayer like that? I don’t think so. Yes, it’s been one year since my husband’s fall. For those of you who have joined me since that time—and I am overwhelmed by that number—here’s a recap of the accident: During the renovation of our church gym, my husband, … More Please Push Me Off This Ladder, Lord
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Ephesians 3:20 I know many of you don’t really know me, and this article isn’t about me; however, in praising my God, I’d like to give you a glimpse of … More WOW! Look What God Did for Me
There are so many lessons to be learned in the garden. I’d say we all have a bit of the farmer in us – who doesn’t like to see things grow? And even if you don’t have any desire to develop your green thumb, it would be worth it to allow your kids to have … More Beauty for Ashes
So, today I decide to till the garden instead of exercising. Running Tilly is definitely exercise! She must not have slept well, because she is sputtering all over the place! She’s lost her spunk! I baby her along, hoping that she’ll kick into high gear – no chance! I think she’s upset because I was … More Tily Tries My Patience
Dear Tilly is my rototiller. She’s not actually mine – I’m just ‘borrowing’ her from my mom! I remember Dad faithfully using Tilly every year for Mom. (He didn’t know her name though! 🙂 ) I guess it’s the farm girl in me, but I love to put on my dungarees (I just love that … More Ode to Tilly