A Blustery Day…

I love winter.  I really do.  I love the cold, the wind and whatever is thrown at us in precipitation.  Snow, rain, ice, it’s all wonderful. Today is a blustery day.  Yes, I know, I live in the south.  It can’t be that blustery.  But, yes, it is a blustery day today. I just cameContinue reading “A Blustery Day…”

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The Progression of Decorating a Front Porch…

Hubby and I are late getting Christmas decorating done.  I had started a bit last week.  I put our dog’s bow tie (red) on his collar.  He is now ready for Christmas.  He looks dapper. I went outside and decorated our mailbox.  It looks pretty good.  Except for the fire ant mound at the baseContinue reading “The Progression of Decorating a Front Porch…”

Ponds…. 31 Days of Observing…

31 Days Observing There are ponds all over the low country.  It seems that most neighborhoods have at least one pond.  Our first house had a beautiful pond in the back yard.  It was a graceful looking pond.  It butted up to the marsh and there were lovely pines and palmetto trees and marsh grasses. Continue reading “Ponds…. 31 Days of Observing…”

Dance of the Dragonflies….

Around my home I have several objects that were gifts from friends.  Each time I see one of these, I think of the person who gave me the gift and I pray for them. I have a little angel from a high school acquaintance who came to San Diego for a conference and we met forContinue reading “Dance of the Dragonflies….”

Just Below the Surface…

We live in South Carolina.  That is not news, really.  South Carolina is a beautiful state, and here in the low country we have beautiful waterways and marshes that are set around our landscape.  Most housing areas contain at least one pond.  These ponds always come with a warning, “Alligators may live here.  No pets. NoContinue reading “Just Below the Surface…”

Mazes

We plan the way we want to live, but only God makes us able to live it.                                                 Proverbs 16:9 (The Message) Did you ever feel like you were living in a maze?  One of those corn fields that are turned into mazes during the harvest?  I have actually never gone to one, but haveContinue reading “Mazes”

Nature was still

Go to the nearest window. Look out for a full minute. Write about what you saw. This is today’s Daily Prompt.  At first I wasn’t going to write on it.  I have a beautiful view that I thought I actually saw each day.  But, while waiting for my coffee this morning, I stood at myContinue reading “Nature was still”

Slow Dance into Fall

In mid August I wrote a post about autumn approaching.  How there was a nuance of its impending arrival… well, here we are in late September and the temperature is still in the mid 70’s creeping up into the low 80’s.  Autumn, when are you going to fall? As I was walking my dear littleContinue reading “Slow Dance into Fall”