I just received my first award and I am thrilled! At times I wonder, as a lot of newbie bloggers might also, whether my thoughts, expressed in a post, are adding to anybody's day. My intention and purpose is to share my journey and hopefully inspire or cheer someone's path along the way. If I have… Continue reading Beautiful Blogger Award! I am honored!
My final photo challenge...blue photo. This photo reminds me of life's simple pleasures. I remember how much my children enjoyed having a large balloon tied to their wrist, watching it bob and drift and sway. Then, when the moment was right...letting it go and watching it drift away into the clouds. Simple pleasures...sweet! And...another sweet… Continue reading Photo Challenge…Blue wrap up….Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, YUM!
Yes...another photo challenge. This week...the color blue. And...what does that color mean to you? Blue, my favorite color. All shades of blue! What does the color blue mean ? It is curious to me that we use the phrase..."feeling blue" when we are sad...and yet the color blue symbolizes happiness, peace, tranquility and calm. In… Continue reading Feeling Blue! Photo Challenge…the color blue!
Some notes about the weekend... (this post is imported from Mom 'N Poppy's...another blog that we are moving over here to our Home and The Range). Mother's Day was spent with much reflection on Motherhood. Just to share a few thoughts about Mom... I am thankful for my Mother and I am blessed to have her… Continue reading Do we have our ‘Ducks in a Row’?
Another Mother's Day has come and gone. I hope that all Mother's had a wonderful day! Having moved, recently, from the Southwest to the South, I was unable to spend the day with my Mother, kids or grand kids. So...what to do? I baked something in honor of my Mother and I enjoyed it...with thankfulness… Continue reading An Angelic Dessert…in Honor of my Angel Mama!
The photo challenge topic this week is.... Out of Focus! Funny! What comes to my mind is...Hocus Pocus! On a more serious note, I contemplate how things in our lives, at times, seem to be out of focus. I looked at my photos... And I thought... Often we think that our lives are out of focus,… Continue reading Photo Challenge Post….Out of Focus!
Today was one of those great 'Combo' days... The Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo! No lengthy post today about the history or traditions of either event or celebration...just something to 'whet your appetite'... Appetizers! Although I didn't go to Churchill Downs this year to enjoy the event (Kentucky Derby), there were treats to celebrate the… Continue reading Those Devils…Riding Horseback! A Derby Day treat…and our new Salsa recipe for Cinco de Mayo!
Today's postcard from Kentucky...More Thunder over Louisville...Since moving here in December I have seen some crazy weather! The 'severe' storms they talk about on the news...are just that! SEVERE! It is interesting how they arrive in a fury and all of a sudden! The thunder is incredible! I have heard the expression, many times, 'sounds like… Continue reading Hail Fire! What a storm that was! More Thunder over Louisville…the real thing!
What comes to mind first when you hear the word...togetherness? I think most of us would think of our family and the time we spend together. That, I think, is a most obvious answer but in this post I am sharing my wacky and my not-so-wacky thoughts on the subject of togetherness, the title for this… Continue reading Togetherness…Photo Challenge of the week. My wacky and not-so-wacky ‘view’.