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Farewell Summer, Hello Autumn

We said our farewell to summer last night with friends and fireworks.  Now this morning, we settle into all things autumn… my favorite season. I’m on the hunt for autumn mums and pumpkins for the porch.   It’s time for unpacking fun boots and cozy sweaters. A few leaves scatter the yard and there’s a cool chill in the air.  Della is enjoying the fallen … Continue reading

News that Can Change your Outlook Today

Matt came sneaking down the stairs and poked his head in the room.  “Boo!”  he says as he makes his way to the blowing furnace and plops himself down to stay warm. After a while he pops in with a thought, “Mom, I have something to tell you that makes my heart so happy I … Continue reading

What do I choose today?

Yay, it’s Friday… and I need a Friday in my world this week. Ever been there??? We are linking up with Kate and the gang over at Five Minute Friday with a word prompt for the day.  We write for 5 minutes and link up together here to share and encourage each other.  If you’d like … Continue reading

Follow the Pattern (Five Minute Friday)

Happy Friday everyone! We are linking up with Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday gang. We link up here and share together on our writing prompt for the week. This week’s prompt is: FOLLOW GO Frustration was mounting and it just wasn’t making any sense. “I don’t even understand how to do this!” I … Continue reading

How He meets a Small Need in a Surprising Way

I’m watching as the birds fly one by one into my garden and get busy. They’re all gathering sticks, leaves and hay stubble for their nests. Last fall, we dumped all our leaves into the garden and now it’s like a giant IKEA store for birds. I’m thinking they’ve shared this information with their friends because I … Continue reading