This afternoon after going out on a few holiday jaunts, the littles and I came home. They never made it in the house, as they saw their friends out playing in the neighborhood and took off to join them. As it was growing darker, I walked down to my neighbor's house to call the children… Continue reading The Best Kind of Gifts
Tag: Good Neighbors
The One About What Really Matters
All last weekend I could hear the joyful sounds of laughter and conversation as all the girls from our street and one who used to live here gathered on our front porch, making "potions" and "perfumes" and all kinds of things. Using wood, old chimes from a wind chime, baskets, all kinds of leaves and… Continue reading The One About What Really Matters
So It Wasn’t a Lawn Mower…..
We had quite the excitement this afternoon around the homeplace. So much excitement. It would seem that a tractor-thieving fugitive was holed up in the woods somewhere behind our house. Or in that general vicinity. I can't make this stuff up, y'all. He and his buddy, who was driving the truck and trailer with the… Continue reading So It Wasn’t a Lawn Mower…..
Elvis Had Left the Building…..and the Yard
Cooter and his cousin Shaker were talking on the phone yesterday--mostly about that ever-loving Minecraft game. (Do NOT get me started. They weren't even playing it--just talking about it. They can do that FOR HOURS.) Then Shaker cut it short, saying, "I'm sorry. I have to go. Elvis is missing, and me and Dad have… Continue reading Elvis Had Left the Building…..and the Yard
Monday I rode down to my great Aunt's house accompanied by my little guy. I went to meet with her neighbor who is going to do the painting and some of the repairs so we can find a great new family to live there. The forty-five minute trip there was uneventful. When we got there, I noticed… Continue reading She’s Missing