‘Round and ’round I go forever.
So, I have been recovering from a broken leg for about two months now. The break seems to be healing well, but the other side of my leg up by my knee is in quite a bit of pain. I’m undergoing physical therapy and working on my exercises everyday. We’ll see. So, what have IContinue reading “Things You Didn’t Know I Did To Stay Busy While I Recuperate”
My shining light in darkness extinguished.
I am a tiny green bulb I push my way up through the cold earth Up, up, up Air – finally I sprout, growing Toward the sun Stretch, stretch, stretch I swell, I ripen Out comes my color Small at first Then bigger, bigger Pop my petals Shoot out Bloom
As many of you know, I swore off dairy several months ago. It was making me not feel my best. So, out it went. My beloved chocolate ice cream, cream cheese, sharp cheddar, and a variety of other lovely treats. However, when I was in a car accident earlier this Spring, and my leg wasContinue reading “A Dairy Vacation”
Before the grass turns green with the Spring rains, I am on the lookout for red-winged blackbirds. Why? Because in our family these small black birds with the red and orange stripes on their wings were the earliest harbingers of the fairer season. Most people look for robins in the Midwest. I always look forContinue reading “Birdsong”
During Lent, especially, some people try to do extra acts of service. One year, the children and I did the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. Some modifying had to be done, but it was accomplished and turned out better than I’d hoped. This year we were not specifically trying to practice any of theContinue reading “Acts of Service”
Today was the day! We have had quite a few lemons hanging around, looking pretty. Well…maybe not so pretty by now! So today child #2 decided was the day for juicing lemons. Now usually we would zest the lemons before juicing them, therein making sure to get all we can from said fruit, especially ifContinue reading “Luscious Lemon Frosting”
I have been considering a new addition to my blog. It is something that I’ve been struggling with for a while. First, is it something that would be of interest to my readers? Is it too “Catholic?” Is this where God wants me to go? I have decided to take the leap. As my WordPressContinue reading “A New Addition”
I love plants! Flowering plants; green plants; even succulents. They help to purify the air and are aesthetically pleasing. One of my favorites is the African violet. Yes. I know they can be difficult to grow, but they’re so beautiful. I also have a weakness for amaryllis, as you might have guessed from my blogContinue reading “Money Savers – Stretching Plants”