Looking on the bright side

“I resolved that, like the sun, as long as my day lasted, I would look on the bright side of everything.” (Thomas Hood) Once again, I’ve been away from blogging for quite a while. Since the beginning of March my 92-year-old father has gone into cardiac arrest twice, has been hospitalized twice, and now is…

Asking for prayers and healing thoughts

This post today is to ask for prayers for my grandson Ben who tested positive today for Covid. If you are a praying person, please offer up a prayer for Ben. Otherwise, please send some healing thoughts his way. My long-time readers are familiar with Ben. When he was 3 years old he was diagnosed…

Trying to get back

Since the pandemic started, I’ve noticed that I haven’t blogged as frequently. And since my husband passed away two months ago, I really haven’t felt like blogging at all. But I’m trying to get back because blogging has been a creative outlet for me for several years now, and I don’t want to let it…

Away for the holidays

The holidays and other matters have kept me away from blogging for a while, but I will return soon. I haven’t even been taking photographs, but I did get a nice one early one morning about two weeks ago… Happy New Year, everyone!

My 7th Blogging Anniversary!

WordPress recently reminded me that I created my blog site seven years ago. My first post was on August 1, 2012 and was an account, illustrated with photos, of why I live in the woods. I blog because I love to and never thought I would have any blog followers outside of a small circle of…

Under the weather

For about three weeks now I’ve been feeling rather bad. Sinus congestion, earaches, headaches, dizziness, feeling sick. The doctor said it was probably severe allergies and advised that I take over-the-counter medications. I got better, and then it all returned. Then I tried every natural remedy I could think of, but after the room began…

40 Odd Questions

Well, Fandango got these 40 odd questions from Cheryl the Bag Lady, posted his answers and challenged others to post their answers, too. So here goes… 1. Do you like blue cheese?  I love blue cheese salad dressing but not blue cheese by itself. 2. Coke or Pepsi? Coke. 3. Do you own a gun? There are…

My 6th Blogging Anniversary !

WordPress reminded me yesterday that I created my blog site six years ago. My first post was on August 1, 2012 and was an account, illustrated with photos, of why I live in the woods. I blog because I love to and never thought I would have any blog followers outside of a small circle of…

My 5th Blogging Anniversary !

WordPress reminded me yesterday that I created my blog site five years ago. My first post was the following day (on August 1, 2012) and was an account, illustrated with photos, of why I live in the woods. Coincidentally, I received notice from Twitter today that someone just retweeted that post! I blog because I love…