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Preparing

As this week moves along and people all over are preparing for Thursday and Thanksgiving in all different kinds of ways, I too am preparing for the day. Grocery list, baking, cooking (they are two very different things, you know), cleaning up, planning the timing around the parade *ahem*, and things like that. But I'm… Continue reading Preparing

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Mother Nature’s Obituary

What a beautiful day we had today here at the house! While it started off a bit cold, it warmed up to be glorious and I may or may not have seen two boys (whom I might have been responsible for) running around outside in their bare feet. Sorry, Mess Cat.  (Now I get why… Continue reading Mother Nature’s Obituary

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Just a Bowl of Butterbeans

In the past week or two, I've had a couple of friends discussing favorite foods and they have asked me what "my people" ate.  Do I eat grits?  Yes.  Do I like okra?  Anyway you want to serve it--absolutely!  Chopped onions on my black-eyed peas?  Step back and watch me go.  Do I love buttermilk and cornbread?  While… Continue reading Just a Bowl of Butterbeans

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Because It Looks Like Y’all Have it All Together

Some days I feel like I have a good grasp on this journey, this life.  It's not an everyday thing by any means, but there are days when I feel like I'm headed in the right direction, down the right path--in raising my family, educating them, taking care of things around the house, and in… Continue reading Because It Looks Like Y’all Have it All Together

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The Sound of a Bee’s Laughter

I find myself falling for a fella who's long and thin and, well, can be a little bristly.  But when we are together.....add a little magic, a little color, a bit of creativity, and who knows what we can do. My paintbrush. And today, after taking a few painting classes with instruction to create a picture similar to the… Continue reading The Sound of a Bee’s Laughter