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.

Saying Goodbye to Blogging

I’m coming here to say that after thinking long and hard, I’m pretty sure I’m saying goodbye to blogging.  It’s not what I want by any means.  It’s been fun but I’ll be very frank and tell you that I’m … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Ukraine

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Adele- Easy on Me

Lyrics There ain’t no gold in this river That I’ve been washin’ my hands in forever I know there is hope in these waters But I can’t bring myself to swim When I am drowning in this silence Baby, let … Continue reading

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Southerners and Snow

Twice lately, I’ve read comments by northerners about how southerners can’t drive in the snow.  I tire of this every year.  These type comments always tends to rub me the wrong way.  I don’t feel they completely understand our conditions … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Black Ice

My husband and I were having a conversation the other day and we both mentioned that neither one of us went outside with the last snow we had that covered the ground, streets, and our driveway.  Here in the south … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving These Days

I hope everyone is staying warm on this cold January day!  I was so happy to see the sun today and it lifted my spirits.  It’s melting the last of our little snowfall we got 2 days ago.  We’ve had … Continue reading

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And 2022 Comes in With a Bang…

I always tend to get a little giddy at the start of a brand new year.  I feel like I have a clean slate in front of me and that everything’s new and fresh and I’m somehow starting over.  I … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights at Cheekwood

I recently visited Cheekwood Estates and Gardens for their Holiday Lights display.  Cheekwood is a beautiful 1930s estate, and once the former home of Leslie and Mabel Cheek (for its history, click on the above link).  It has 55 acres … Continue reading

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Nashville Zoo Visit

Tis the season to be busy and busy it has been!  I’m finally getting around to posting about my trip to the Nashville Zoo which was way back on November 8th.  My oldest sister, who is retired now, volunteers there … Continue reading

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October Ramblings

I’m loving this autumn season despite our lack of color here in the southeast.  It was just two days ago that I first noticed a hint of red color in some of the maple trees in the neighborhood.  It just … Continue reading

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