Planning for company…
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Planning for company…

It’s still cool and raining here.  For now, a cool rain and dark clouds are okay with me.  I know the

A weekend in Victoria…
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A weekend in Victoria…

It was pouring rain as we left the farm last Thursday morning for a seven hour drive north. We

Traveling Tiger…
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Traveling Tiger…

We traveled home to Iowa from Chicago two days ago.  Tiger, our two year old gray tabby rescue cat, is

Maple tea on a rainy afternoon…
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Maple tea on a rainy afternoon…

Today has been a cool (low 50’s), overcast day with dark clouds overhead…and a slow, steady rain.  I’ve spent the

In my kitchen window…
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In my kitchen window…

The view from my kitchen window is remarkable.  Across the valley are the multiple layers of the foothills of the

Goodbye, little fawn…
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Goodbye, little fawn…

This was the sweet scene that greeted me one day last week from my front porch.  The doe and

Birthday blessings…
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Birthday blessings…

Today is my birthday.  I was born in a small town in the Delta of Mississippi, the youngest of four

April rain and catching up…
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April rain and catching up…

I awoke to the sound of pouring rain this morning, accompanied by distant peals of thunder.  It reminded me of

Angels…
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Angels…

I’ve often wondered what my guardian angel looks like.  Maybe a little like Clarence in the movie It’s A Wonderful

Decorating…
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Decorating…

The finishing of the “basement” at Doug’s townhome is progressing nicely.  The HVAC, electrical, drywall and painting are all getting close to being