Monthly Archives: July 2017

Substandard Housekeeping and When Deep Cleaning the Bedroom Wasn’t Such a Good Idea

My mother was a lousy housekeeper. She was the first to admit it. My father always said he knew this about her before they married and he loved her just the same and chose to marry her anyway. As a … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

  Today’s post is in response to the WordPress one-word daily prompt: Lust  For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes,and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. 1 John … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Memories

My memories of kindergarten days are at best a little fuzzy.  My sisters and I each attended kindergarten at a local Presbyterian Church which was about a three-minute drive from our house. Years later, I would attend Brownie and Girl … Continue reading

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Tea Time

I’m a BIG tea drinker. I’m a southern girl so I love sweet iced tea with lemon (it has to have the lemon y’all)! Many years ago I worked with a man who loved iced tea and drank it often. … Continue reading

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This post is in response to the WordPress one-word daily prompt: Fragrance Favorite spring fragrances Honeysuckle Wisteria Irises Roses Freshly mowed grass Favorite summer fragrances Swimming pools Salty ocean breezes Appalachian mountain air Rain Favorite fall fragrances Cinnamon Pumpkin bread … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

  Here is a simple rule of thumb for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you; then grab the initiative and do it for them!  Luke 6:31 The Message Harmonize Gail ♥

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Teddy the Porcupine Eating a Frozen Banana

It’s hot out there today folks! The heat wave continues… I just heard our temperature—96 degrees with a heat index of 109.  And I believe it. Teddy knows how to stay cool on hot days.  I love this porcupine! Gail ♥

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Lollipop Lessons

My mother and two sisters used to tell a story from my childhood in the mid 1960s that I don’t remember too well. It’s all very fuzzy in my brain. There was a five-and-dime close to where we live that … Continue reading

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Blogging and the Social Media Dilemma

I started blogging about 7 years ago in August of 2010. I didn’t know a blasted thing about blogging and I literally threw myself into the deep end to try to learn about it. Not knowing where to start, I … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl

Today is 7/17/17.  It is also my 58th birthday. I was born 58 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio. Weighing in at 6 lbs. 5 oz. and 18 inches long, my mother used to get irritated when people would refer to … Continue reading

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