Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Night My Teenage Self Wanted to Protect My Father

I remember this night in my head so vividly, like it was yesterday. I think I was about 14 or 15 years old at the time. My mother usually made us go to bed around 9 pm on school nights. … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving These Days

SO Delicious Vanilla Coconut Milk Creamer I love all things coconut and so when I saw this at Publix the other day, I had to try it. At first I thought coconut flavor in my coffee would be a little … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. John 7:38 (NKJV). Gail ♥

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Sticky Fingers

When my sisters and I were in elementary school, someone kept stealing my oldest sister’s lunch money coins. Our next door neighbor, Mrs. Startup, happened to work in the school cafeteria and was the lunch room lady who took the … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse Experience

I grew up in Nashville, TN and now live in a suburb of Nashville so I was fortunate to be right in the path of totality and was able to experience the total solar eclipse from my own front yard. … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

 So God made the two larger lights, the sun to rule over the day and the moon to rule over the night; he also made the stars.  Genesis 1:16 Gail ♥

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The Veterinarian’s Oath

This post is in response to the WordPress one-word daily prompt: recite Physicians take the Hippocratic Oath whereby they vow to abide by certain rules, ethical standards, etc.  Veterinarians take The Veterinarian’s Oath. During my hooding ceremony in veterinary school … Continue reading

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A Better Place

Love. Love. Love this. Gail ♥

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Virtual Coffee #2

If we were having coffee today, I’d invite you in out of the oppressive heat and humidity and ask you to have a seat in the cool air-conditioned house and probably explain (and even whine a little) about how we can’t … Continue reading

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Milk Delivery Days

When I was growing up in the 1960s, our family had a milk man.  I can remember Mr. Taylor’s bluish gray milk truck like it was yesterday.  We had a silver insulated “milk porch box” on the back porch where … Continue reading

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