Author Archives: Gail

About Gail

I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, friend, veterinarian, and wanna be writer. I love nature and animals of all kinds, music, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Weekend Getaway to Alabama

My oldest son turned 30 this past Monday.  I can hardly believe it.  I was 30 when I had him.  He and his brother (who is three years younger) both went to the same college in Alabama.  They studied hard, … Continue reading

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Virtual Coffee #7

Am I the only person who drinks hot coffee when it’s over 1oo degrees outside?  I was raised in Tennessee and have lived here my entire life.  Lord knows it gets plenty hot here  this time of year and this … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving These Days

Landscaping Animal Figurines I went walking around the yard several weeks ago and noticed that many of my landscape animals have succumbed to aging and are worn, cracked, crumbling, or faded.  I decided it was time to part with some … Continue reading

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Why I Love Publix

Today is a major milestone for my husband, Rick. It’s the big 60! July is birthday month in our family.  Hubby’s birthday is today, mine is 6 days after his, his mother’s is 4 days after mine, and our daughter-in-law’s … Continue reading

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After the Rains

I took a stroll in the backyard just before dusk the other night after some late afternoon rain showers.  The frogs were creating their symphony chorus (and quite loudly I might add!) and the first few lightning bugs were starting … Continue reading

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Summer Reading- 2019

What makes for good summer reading?  Perhaps a little more romance?  Books about summer?  The beach?  I guess it’s different for everybody.  Normally, I prefer reading nonfiction.  But in the summer, I like to throw in a little fiction.  This … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

My father has been gone for 25 years now (that doesn’t seem possible)!  He died in 1994 after a two year fight with colon cancer.  I still miss my daddy and always will.   He was a great man, a gentle … Continue reading

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