tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-53235504375885717422021-12-20T17:02:41.029-06:00Carol's Heirloom CollectionCarolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.comBlogger1620125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-67529797428883696972017-09-19T14:32:00.000-05:002017-09-19T14:32:33.617-05:00Counting down to autumn<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">I'm always anxious for my favorite season to arrive.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">I love everything about autumn.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z544yQ50fog/WcFv1X1z5-I/AAAAAAAAZIE/l_7pvs7WK18mQSuCq2VaI4hIA4XQgm6CwCKgBGAs/s1600/Our%25252520beautiful%25252520tree%252525202013-001.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="1600" data-original-width="1196" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-z544yQ50fog/WcFv1X1z5-I/AAAAAAAAZIE/l_7pvs7WK18mQSuCq2VaI4hIA4XQgm6CwCKgBGAs/s320/Our%25252520beautiful%25252520tree%252525202013-001.jpg" width="239" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">The colors of nature . . .&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GrapiJjkZTM/UkGiWVqxDuI/AAAAAAAAP6k/j9luWnHRkVcSmtIAZf1PPZXTOrUpYkIXQCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/photo.jpgFall%2Bmantel%2B4%2B2013.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><br /></a><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GrapiJjkZTM/UkGiWVqxDuI/AAAAAAAAP6k/j9luWnHRkVcSmtIAZf1PPZXTOrUpYkIXQCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/photo.jpgFall%2Bmantel%2B4%2B2013.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="478" height="320" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GrapiJjkZTM/UkGiWVqxDuI/AAAAAAAAP6k/j9luWnHRkVcSmtIAZf1PPZXTOrUpYkIXQCPcBGAYYCw/s320/photo.jpgFall%2Bmantel%2B4%2B2013.jpg" width="239" /></a><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-j1fKtenO0ew/UjdmZT4F2pI/AAAAAAAAPyk/GWHbsavqaA4esaiAciRBbg4ZWRa-cZYQgCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/photo.jpgblue%2Bcabinet%2Bfall%2B6jpg.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">The home decor . . .&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-kO9b4-5NpQc/UkBdR9UGsWI/AAAAAAAAP5M/C_tRLQexUR0ectyorPK10JTMGyLpemLAwCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/photo.jpgfall%2Bdining%2Broom%2B6%2B2013.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="478" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-kO9b4-5NpQc/UkBdR9UGsWI/AAAAAAAAP5M/C_tRLQexUR0ectyorPK10JTMGyLpemLAwCPcBGAYYCw/s320/photo.jpgfall%2Bdining%2Broom%2B6%2B2013.jpg" width="239" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">in the dining room.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oFQLdlQR4vA/UkGiuJw1UAI/AAAAAAAAP6s/y1O9hehWrAADtMPyYjJsqEttZxgSIe1ygCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/photo.jpgFall%2Bmantel%2B2%2B2013.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="478" data-original-width="640" height="239" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oFQLdlQR4vA/UkGiuJw1UAI/AAAAAAAAP6s/y1O9hehWrAADtMPyYjJsqEttZxgSIe1ygCPcBGAYYCw/s320/photo.jpgFall%2Bmantel%2B2%2B2013.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">on the mantel . . .&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-dJXECjot4dU/UkRGRnX2c9I/AAAAAAAAP9U/M_8bcLtRHmQ5Uq3w1v1Bj6oeYcJUb3n_gCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/IMG_0589.JPG.jpgCarmical%2527s%2B2013.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="478" height="320" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-dJXECjot4dU/UkRGRnX2c9I/AAAAAAAAP9U/M_8bcLtRHmQ5Uq3w1v1Bj6oeYcJUb3n_gCPcBGAYYCw/s320/IMG_0589.JPG.jpgCarmical%2527s%2B2013.jpg" width="239" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">at the pumpkin patch . . .</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KvES8ZIImBg/UjRpGLlZQZI/AAAAAAAAPxU/v-k7GMZKxGkvtYb7K6DG5n2rJEA594NlQCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/1209397_10151700744982408_1023349403_n.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="403" data-original-width="403" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KvES8ZIImBg/UjRpGLlZQZI/AAAAAAAAPxU/v-k7GMZKxGkvtYb7K6DG5n2rJEA594NlQCPcBGAYYCw/s320/1209397_10151700744982408_1023349403_n.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">college football</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ay5FJG7kAq4/Ul1USdYXb_I/AAAAAAAAQM4/9YgX3ao8dH4Wbnru59nT3lQD8ovOOm0bwCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/scan0071.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="573" data-original-width="568" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ay5FJG7kAq4/Ul1USdYXb_I/AAAAAAAAQM4/9YgX3ao8dH4Wbnru59nT3lQD8ovOOm0bwCPcBGAYYCw/s320/scan0071.jpg" width="317" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">my October birthday . . .&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GsKOl7sMIrA/UmVNkabAV6I/AAAAAAAAQS8/cseIc2eDNVYXviTvqytjIhjx09gnuvARQCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/Halloween%2BBling%2Btrick%2Bor%2Btreat%2Btree%2B2pg.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="640" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GsKOl7sMIrA/UmVNkabAV6I/AAAAAAAAQS8/cseIc2eDNVYXviTvqytjIhjx09gnuvARQCPcBGAYYCw/s320/Halloween%2BBling%2Btrick%2Bor%2Btreat%2Btree%2B2pg.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Halloween</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-WXuAlYkuDxA/UopDac9NNgI/AAAAAAAAQt4/e2bvA4-dh7cDuLbj-scf2gkipRMjiuamgCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/stained%2Bglass%2Bturkey%2B1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="478" data-original-width="640" height="239" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-WXuAlYkuDxA/UopDac9NNgI/AAAAAAAAQt4/e2bvA4-dh7cDuLbj-scf2gkipRMjiuamgCPcBGAYYCw/s320/stained%2Bglass%2Bturkey%2B1.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Thanksgiving</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Now, it's time for me to get my boxes of decorations out of the attic.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Ready, set, decorate!!!!</div><br />Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com13tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-82156681743297093282017-08-07T14:53:00.000-05:002017-08-07T14:53:27.718-05:00Girl Time <div style="text-align: center;">Last Friday Emma &amp; I spent the day together.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;We call it girl time.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-I8DYbwyjnXo/WYjBV-6_xPI/AAAAAAAAZGk/967XkArAjNscb3HJ-Ny5As7gJfxcrPTagCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6243.jpg%2BEmma%2B%2526%2Bcheckers.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-I8DYbwyjnXo/WYjBV-6_xPI/AAAAAAAAZGk/967XkArAjNscb3HJ-Ny5As7gJfxcrPTagCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6243.jpg%2BEmma%2B%2526%2Bcheckers.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I taught her how to play checkers. &nbsp;She won the first game. &nbsp;She kept saying, "This is fun!"</div><div style="text-align: center;">We played 4 games. &nbsp;Our final tally wins were 2 for Emma &amp; 2 for Nana.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We watched a Hallmark movie, Nutcracker Christmas, while we ate lunch.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Emma is very interested in ballet.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ifPvse7mb8M/WYjCFC7jfsI/AAAAAAAAZGs/AdKM5ZhcqkE97Ni8U5EGDedjy7F325YywCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6248.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ifPvse7mb8M/WYjCFC7jfsI/AAAAAAAAZGs/AdKM5ZhcqkE97Ni8U5EGDedjy7F325YywCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6248.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B4.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">We made chocolate chip cookies.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-meZCjTVS-ws/WYjCX4rFJwI/AAAAAAAAZGw/tX2oF3sh21QcbhUrgzxcLdTMeXn0K0zdQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6245.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-meZCjTVS-ws/WYjCX4rFJwI/AAAAAAAAZGw/tX2oF3sh21QcbhUrgzxcLdTMeXn0K0zdQCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6245.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B2.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">She did most of the scooping &amp; plopping.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5c_YZTp1kEc/WYjClTEFVVI/AAAAAAAAZG0/6dw9Ve7nnwIHrua5pnB7-ftf8WlUDZRnwCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6247.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5c_YZTp1kEc/WYjClTEFVVI/AAAAAAAAZG0/6dw9Ve7nnwIHrua5pnB7-ftf8WlUDZRnwCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6247.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B3.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">You giggle a lot when you bake cookies!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MZY8ixNEkPg/WYjC5ohmfhI/AAAAAAAAZG4/AC0NPeF5NX4hOOHEznffD9YMnxeFhXhKACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6244.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MZY8ixNEkPg/WYjC5ohmfhI/AAAAAAAAZG4/AC0NPeF5NX4hOOHEznffD9YMnxeFhXhKACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6244.jpg%2BEmma%2Bcookies%2B1.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">When can we eat some dough?</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Opw6MiqIaO4/WYjDNqrKbWI/AAAAAAAAZG8/JHwYRfgITJAH5qZSR944DdqoOZ2_FgrEACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6250.jpg%2BEmma%2Bat%2BBramn%2527s.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Opw6MiqIaO4/WYjDNqrKbWI/AAAAAAAAZG8/JHwYRfgITJAH5qZSR944DdqoOZ2_FgrEACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6250.jpg%2BEmma%2Bat%2BBramn%2527s.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">When Papaw got home from work he treated us to dinner at Braum's.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Yum, that shake is so delicious!&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">It was a fun day!</div><div style="text-align: center;">This Friday is Ethan's turn. &nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com7tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-84222774544988633802017-08-01T10:59:00.001-05:002017-08-01T10:59:28.169-05:00Hello August<div style="text-align: center;">75 &amp; rain showers, not a bad start for a usually hot month!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ZcAv5nWpY88/WYCeu5vVSgI/AAAAAAAAZGM/hVMvRDYJJ00XlMiC1MkOVOTQuu72-49kgCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6225.jpg%2BAugust%2Bwreath.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="478" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ZcAv5nWpY88/WYCeu5vVSgI/AAAAAAAAZGM/hVMvRDYJJ00XlMiC1MkOVOTQuu72-49kgCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6225.jpg%2BAugust%2Bwreath.jpg" width="239" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">School starts today in our state's capital, Oklahoma City.</div><div style="text-align: center;">I think that's too early. &nbsp;Just my opinion.</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-35379234326903452502017-07-31T11:26:00.000-05:002017-07-31T11:26:05.867-05:00Special Weekend<div style="text-align: center;">Our fun weekend began Friday evening when our grands stayed with us while their Mommy &amp; Daddy went out to celebrate their 12th anniversary. &nbsp;They picked up Everly later &amp; Emma &amp; Ethan spent the night.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Saturday we all went to my hometown to celebrate my Aunt Norma &amp; Uncle Earl's 65th anniversary.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cIL1x_8mJyk/WX9Pi9wG7eI/AAAAAAAAZFM/E9r0yuKYtOwQA2cK0b55OefBig49s4GHACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6219.jpgNorma%2B%2526%2BEarl.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="720" data-original-width="498" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cIL1x_8mJyk/WX9Pi9wG7eI/AAAAAAAAZFM/E9r0yuKYtOwQA2cK0b55OefBig49s4GHACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6219.jpgNorma%2B%2526%2BEarl.jpg" width="221" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Uncle Earl is my mother's brother. He is the only remaining sibling of the 3. &nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">Reaching this milestone is rather rare &amp; something to treasure. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fY0qhO15KZQ/WX9QWXvGseI/AAAAAAAAZFQ/1DncZ1GolsMHKar9aiNLKS7504GrpuLcQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6208.jpgBerger%2Bfamily.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="720" data-original-width="540" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fY0qhO15KZQ/WX9QWXvGseI/AAAAAAAAZFQ/1DncZ1GolsMHKar9aiNLKS7504GrpuLcQCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6208.jpgBerger%2Bfamily.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Great family photo with my cousins, Kelly, Ross, Kim &amp; Tony.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;">My cousin, Leslie &amp; her husband Kyle came all the way from Texas. Leslie is the daughter of my Mother's sister, Dorothy. &nbsp;So good to see them. &nbsp;It has been many years since we've seen each other.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NdDDGAlMp2c/WX9VPJAWuhI/AAAAAAAAZF4/G-DypMaghq4MiiOiBQheVj2EoiVuAVToACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6202.jpg%2BLeslie%2B%2526%2BKyle.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NdDDGAlMp2c/WX9VPJAWuhI/AAAAAAAAZF4/G-DypMaghq4MiiOiBQheVj2EoiVuAVToACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6202.jpg%2BLeslie%2B%2526%2BKyle.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The day would have been perfect &nbsp;if Leslie's sisters, Nancy &amp; Becky, and my sisters, Mary &amp; Susan had been there. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-F6ZkNEHF3gk/WX9RcmahdlI/AAAAAAAAZFc/P30_FqF2x8E_DondzFuf75mVFbYdwmxdACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6211.jpg%2BCushing%2Bcookies.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="540" data-original-width="720" height="240" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-F6ZkNEHF3gk/WX9RcmahdlI/AAAAAAAAZFc/P30_FqF2x8E_DondzFuf75mVFbYdwmxdACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6211.jpg%2BCushing%2Bcookies.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">These cookies were so cute. &nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-D2bBe7mLvrg/WX9RoPe-LTI/AAAAAAAAZFg/HEzudItQTUI5cZZfUO2ISoXqC96jyBrsQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6195.jpg%2Bcushing%2Bcookie.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-D2bBe7mLvrg/WX9RoPe-LTI/AAAAAAAAZFg/HEzudItQTUI5cZZfUO2ISoXqC96jyBrsQCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6195.jpg%2Bcushing%2Bcookie.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">My hometown.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-H1IEiagxhL4/WX9R46kyIOI/AAAAAAAAZFk/dZfKqgxmRrwWojOkQU9gaVR4q47HWDogQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6198.jpg%2Bmy%2Bgirls.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="200" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-H1IEiagxhL4/WX9R46kyIOI/AAAAAAAAZFk/dZfKqgxmRrwWojOkQU9gaVR4q47HWDogQCLcBGAs/s200/IMG_6198.jpg%2Bmy%2Bgirls.jpg" width="150" /></a><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Cf-8pKQHZ9A/WX9TeHPzrTI/AAAAAAAAZF0/P1fdDWxOKwQ5WsLNOa32YFbNMs9thHqIwCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6196.jpgEthan%2B%2526%2BDaddy.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="200" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Cf-8pKQHZ9A/WX9TeHPzrTI/AAAAAAAAZF0/P1fdDWxOKwQ5WsLNOa32YFbNMs9thHqIwCLcBGAs/s200/IMG_6196.jpgEthan%2B%2526%2BDaddy.jpg" width="150" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">The kiddos loved the cookies. &nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Ethan's acting a little shy, but the girls are also ready to pose for a picture.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">"The love in our family flows strong and deep, leaving us memories to treasure and keep."</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">anonymous</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-80024425710460769302017-07-28T12:25:00.000-05:002017-07-28T12:25:27.058-05:00Purging Feels So Good<div style="text-align: center;">Purging feels so good, but I haven't been able to do MAJOR purging because of my Rheumatoid Arthritis. &nbsp;Earlier this month my sister, Mary came for a 4 day visit. &nbsp;She is a pro at &nbsp;purging &amp; organizing.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-F3BlLxklfE4/WXtqhbX1I0I/AAAAAAAAZEE/9lP0f8kSUHEthVbXxmkOm6fMeKKTKumAQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6020.jpg%2BMary%2B%2526%2BI.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="200" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-F3BlLxklfE4/WXtqhbX1I0I/AAAAAAAAZEE/9lP0f8kSUHEthVbXxmkOm6fMeKKTKumAQCLcBGAs/s200/IMG_6020.jpg%2BMary%2B%2526%2BI.jpg" width="150" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Thursday morning the purging project began in our office/library/craft room.</div><div style="text-align: center;">When I woke up I heard Mary stirring around. &nbsp;She had already moved everything out of the closet. &nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">We worked all day &amp; got rid of a bunch of stuff/junk. &nbsp;I think we made 3 trips to Goodwill.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qfoWB4bK30s/WXtr3YIIkYI/AAAAAAAAZEM/zWyyePe9rPosMo44SEc6hjfl4-6Mo7ywACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6031.jpg%2Bschool%2Blamp.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qfoWB4bK30s/WXtr3YIIkYI/AAAAAAAAZEM/zWyyePe9rPosMo44SEc6hjfl4-6Mo7ywACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6031.jpg%2Bschool%2Blamp.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I even said goodbye to this cute little lamp that I used in my classroom for years. &nbsp;I hope whoever finds it at Goodwill will enjoy it as much as I did.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-f4B7XO569zg/WXtsWY2ny2I/AAAAAAAAZEQ/oi_jSpVrUzI8rH8aRWxHwTvkMDCEXpCGwCLcBGAs/s1600/craft%2Bcloset.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-f4B7XO569zg/WXtsWY2ny2I/AAAAAAAAZEQ/oi_jSpVrUzI8rH8aRWxHwTvkMDCEXpCGwCLcBGAs/s320/craft%2Bcloset.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Purging for me is therapeutic.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KXQ9GhtYw6Y/WXtsqS1SOKI/AAAAAAAAZEY/Uaiv5L01ZWw35imSh4jooLcz-_bT8plcQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6047.jpg%2Boffice%2Bshelves.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KXQ9GhtYw6Y/WXtsqS1SOKI/AAAAAAAAZEY/Uaiv5L01ZWw35imSh4jooLcz-_bT8plcQCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6047.jpg%2Boffice%2Bshelves.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">It feels great to be organized.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/--WPPu80Nbi8/WXts5GHEPiI/AAAAAAAAZEc/_6qAoyYjyWgivFvGVg4Ffzq8mUUUBJHIgCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6049.jpg%2Bdesk.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/--WPPu80Nbi8/WXts5GHEPiI/AAAAAAAAZEc/_6qAoyYjyWgivFvGVg4Ffzq8mUUUBJHIgCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6049.jpg%2Bdesk.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">We found this beautiful lamp at Home Goods.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uRViNzTp-Lo/WXttEau1bdI/AAAAAAAAZEg/-_WqnoUDgWY-bmNyDSE7nmh4DtX5OkJHgCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6048.jpg%2Boffice%2Bwindow.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uRViNzTp-Lo/WXttEau1bdI/AAAAAAAAZEg/-_WqnoUDgWY-bmNyDSE7nmh4DtX5OkJHgCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6048.jpg%2Boffice%2Bwindow.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">We also found these curtains.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">More purging happened on Friday &amp; Saturday.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Several more trips to Goodwill.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Now, all the closets upstairs are organized. &nbsp;Sunday afternoon Bob &amp; I took 5 more bags to Goodwill.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;">Purging feels so good!.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Thank you Mary for all your hard work. &nbsp;Love you!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Our motto,</div><div style="text-align: center;">"Git er done!"</div><div style="text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-92047872154224878752017-07-27T11:43:00.000-05:002017-07-27T11:43:37.191-05:00Sunshine on a Cloudy Day <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">It's overcast &amp; gloomy today.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ioHDQ2zLEF0/WXoRkrbgqPI/AAAAAAAAZDg/Ow90VVL2078-8W6UXHVRAxjUieh0zla0ACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6170.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ioHDQ2zLEF0/WXoRkrbgqPI/AAAAAAAAZDg/Ow90VVL2078-8W6UXHVRAxjUieh0zla0ACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6170.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B3.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">But, I've got sunshine in the dining room.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-W8FtVUHIWvY/WXoR6ZrkPoI/AAAAAAAAZDk/I4c2OzjqiGku_jNU-QLI54Q8Z3LFbEC2ACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6176.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-W8FtVUHIWvY/WXoR6ZrkPoI/AAAAAAAAZDk/I4c2OzjqiGku_jNU-QLI54Q8Z3LFbEC2ACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6176.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B1.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I played with my daisy dishes &amp; some pretty table linens.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-hpqCSHV24sY/WXoSYHIVO6I/AAAAAAAAZDs/TW9_kgvSGMwO4hfijVTkN0VouapO1f6-ACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6173.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-hpqCSHV24sY/WXoSYHIVO6I/AAAAAAAAZDs/TW9_kgvSGMwO4hfijVTkN0VouapO1f6-ACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6173.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B6.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">The chandelier gives off a bright glow</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-eNlsGw_I4ls/WXoSzDrBkeI/AAAAAAAAZDw/-PF5kPfQgE4wG5Y4aztYympqjgqdCZ9DACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6175.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B7.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-eNlsGw_I4ls/WXoSzDrBkeI/AAAAAAAAZDw/-PF5kPfQgE4wG5Y4aztYympqjgqdCZ9DACLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6175.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B7.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">as well as the rose bowl faux candles.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-bWeViHJY4oY/WXoTPuiXKtI/AAAAAAAAZD4/08amvcnXxts5qeqpjMZM-8RjXMOzM7N7QCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6171.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="320" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-bWeViHJY4oY/WXoTPuiXKtI/AAAAAAAAZD4/08amvcnXxts5qeqpjMZM-8RjXMOzM7N7QCLcBGAs/s320/IMG_6171.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btablescape%2B4.jpg" width="240" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Thanks so much for visiting!&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com4tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-56788712080600681192017-07-26T14:00:00.001-05:002017-07-26T14:00:50.532-05:00Hello, I'm Back<div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Hello,I'm back. &nbsp;</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">It has been 15 months since I've made a blog post.&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-n8XlNkLGWXY/WXjXPE6SFBI/AAAAAAAAZBs/pptboe6ZnmslTuwexh5mqgdhV9clI0ANQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6160.jpg%2Bfern%2B2017.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-n8XlNkLGWXY/WXjXPE6SFBI/AAAAAAAAZBs/pptboe6ZnmslTuwexh5mqgdhV9clI0ANQCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6160.jpg%2Bfern%2B2017.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I know, shameful. &nbsp;</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Where have I been?</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Just living life. &nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-XuDiCSZ4BTM/WXjYDtMo0wI/AAAAAAAAZB0/00C-OLs-G7cbfDFpLcMmfseFouPaXlubwCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6163.jpg%2Bdeck%2Bflowers.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-XuDiCSZ4BTM/WXjYDtMo0wI/AAAAAAAAZB0/00C-OLs-G7cbfDFpLcMmfseFouPaXlubwCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6163.jpg%2Bdeck%2Bflowers.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Enjoying my family.</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-KIP2vykgyL8/WXjYXQhV89I/AAAAAAAAZB8/XrLgTz569fQUQ1r0RZvJaTDxSGNJWBrkgCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6159.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btime%2Band%2Bthe%2Bliving%2Bis%2Beasy.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="960" data-original-width="720" height="400" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-KIP2vykgyL8/WXjYXQhV89I/AAAAAAAAZB8/XrLgTz569fQUQ1r0RZvJaTDxSGNJWBrkgCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6159.jpg%2Bsummer%2Btime%2Band%2Bthe%2Bliving%2Bis%2Beasy.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I've been sharing on Facebook&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-73N6cjsUS8s/WXjYudtZ46I/AAAAAAAAZCA/06_HyRgEURodrbsH38gnUUm4AGYSu4XUwCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6151.jpg%2Bred%2Bbird.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-73N6cjsUS8s/WXjYudtZ46I/AAAAAAAAZCA/06_HyRgEURodrbsH38gnUUm4AGYSu4XUwCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6151.jpg%2Bred%2Bbird.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">&amp; Instagram.&nbsp;</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><br /></span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I got inspired to come back to blogging when I received a new fall magazine in the mail. &nbsp;I don't know who sent it, but I sure appreciate the thought.</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GVU3XmsV9VU/WXjZfIZgVII/AAAAAAAAZCE/wiI4VveTanUNcREA4dSBgMAwuslFll9bwCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6156.jpg%2Bfall%2Binspiration.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-GVU3XmsV9VU/WXjZfIZgVII/AAAAAAAAZCE/wiI4VveTanUNcREA4dSBgMAwuslFll9bwCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6156.jpg%2Bfall%2Binspiration.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">The Cottage Journal for&nbsp;autumn is filled with lots &amp; lots of beautiful decorating ideas.</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-GSWgBGAPWhc/WXjawBeGb-I/AAAAAAAAZCQ/8pBtLClF64cn1V7n9-ML2bgmFm642E2JACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6158.jpg%2Bfall%2Binspiration.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-GSWgBGAPWhc/WXjawBeGb-I/AAAAAAAAZCQ/8pBtLClF64cn1V7n9-ML2bgmFm642E2JACLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6158.jpg%2Bfall%2Binspiration.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I'm already dreaming of fall, my favorite season.</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">In the meantime I'll continue enjoying summer.</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-PfE9G2ihCiA/WXjbHsA5j8I/AAAAAAAAZCU/9RpHkUyekXg2QQZjQAhZfMyhAgIqUyDXgCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6149.jpg%2Bholly%2Bhobby%2Bplate.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-PfE9G2ihCiA/WXjbHsA5j8I/AAAAAAAAZCU/9RpHkUyekXg2QQZjQAhZfMyhAgIqUyDXgCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6149.jpg%2Bholly%2Bhobby%2Bplate.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Love this Holly Hobby plate.</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">"It's a star spangled day when you share it with a friend!"</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lXIfCYSwMFI/WXjcI62Fo6I/AAAAAAAAZCc/WqIZomU9HooXaDf2hkPanLV0L_nuMNMfwCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_6150.jpg%2Bsummer%2Bmantel%2B2017.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span style="font-family: inherit;"><img border="0" data-original-height="640" data-original-width="480" height="400" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-lXIfCYSwMFI/WXjcI62Fo6I/AAAAAAAAZCc/WqIZomU9HooXaDf2hkPanLV0L_nuMNMfwCLcBGAs/s400/IMG_6150.jpg%2Bsummer%2Bmantel%2B2017.jpg" width="300" /></span></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">I'm back to blogging!</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Thank you for stopping by!</span></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i style="font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;"><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i style="font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;"><br /></i></div><div style="text-align: center;"><i style="font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;"><br /></i></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com4tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-18746748306518869452016-04-10T12:34:00.001-05:002016-04-10T12:34:47.484-05:00Words That Inspire<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;Happy Sibling Day to my sisters, Mary and Susan!&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Dn-6wdix1Rg/VwqMl3EzAhI/AAAAAAAAY6w/lI1RgDl2XyY3N-eMW9INoO2uTaOZt_gjg/s1600/a%2Bsister%2Bis.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="318" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Dn-6wdix1Rg/VwqMl3EzAhI/AAAAAAAAY6w/lI1RgDl2XyY3N-eMW9INoO2uTaOZt_gjg/s400/a%2Bsister%2Bis.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">source&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tq63uxV-Bsg/VwqMOX-_DDI/AAAAAAAAY6s/5SCm8XUm6LMeI4uRQEAQBPat9iXzuCY5w/s1600/sisters%2Bin%2Bthe%2B60s.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tq63uxV-Bsg/VwqMOX-_DDI/AAAAAAAAY6s/5SCm8XUm6LMeI4uRQEAQBPat9iXzuCY5w/s400/sisters%2Bin%2Bthe%2B60s.JPG" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">then</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yyjwGV43o9A/VwqM4rtVWTI/AAAAAAAAY64/5GeL9CgcRF4WlJ2M_3KrXkelySL2SbaAw/s1600/sisters%2Bat%2Bphillbrooke.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-yyjwGV43o9A/VwqM4rtVWTI/AAAAAAAAY64/5GeL9CgcRF4WlJ2M_3KrXkelySL2SbaAw/s400/sisters%2Bat%2Bphillbrooke.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">now</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1_CTNp0mFrM/VwqNa04qXkI/AAAAAAAAY7A/Y_wzuMhdCgMqqyCE_kXLh2KtYDal4GMVw/s1600/sister%2Bpoem.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1_CTNp0mFrM/VwqNa04qXkI/AAAAAAAAY7A/Y_wzuMhdCgMqqyCE_kXLh2KtYDal4GMVw/s400/sister%2Bpoem.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day filled with sweet memories . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com5tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-54550419026973484162016-04-03T11:21:00.001-05:002016-04-03T11:21:30.579-05:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">All I have needed . . .&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GtqpsqqHlE4/VwFCbrnM4vI/AAAAAAAAY6U/iD59VT-rGfcBA3F8RLKIGn_dUlxmOjswg/s1600/great%2Bis%2Bthey%2Bfaithfulness.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GtqpsqqHlE4/VwFCbrnM4vI/AAAAAAAAY6U/iD59VT-rGfcBA3F8RLKIGn_dUlxmOjswg/s1600/great%2Bis%2Bthey%2Bfaithfulness.jpg" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Great is his faithfulness;&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">his mercies begin afresh each morning.</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;Lamentations 3:23</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day of renewal . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com4tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-68865587796033611162016-03-13T10:06:00.000-05:002016-03-13T10:06:02.303-05:00Words That Inspire<div style="text-align: center;">It's really very simple.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-e_LWhxBY1uw/VuWBXQcfDgI/AAAAAAAAY54/FhIFMse75f0U9ko8FEqadeHkknvVzKMFw/s1600/truth%2Band%2Blies.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-e_LWhxBY1uw/VuWBXQcfDgI/AAAAAAAAY54/FhIFMse75f0U9ko8FEqadeHkknvVzKMFw/s400/truth%2Band%2Blies.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.</div><div style="text-align: center;">1 John 1:8</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day filled with clarity . . .&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com6tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-85268479836099416942016-02-28T00:00:00.001-06:002016-02-28T00:00:02.921-06:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">The truth . . .&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-twpQlxwHWnI/VsoRKAg5p8I/AAAAAAAAY5U/i-JNUZcAjyQ/s1600/true%2Bnoble%2Bright.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-twpQlxwHWnI/VsoRKAg5p8I/AAAAAAAAY5U/i-JNUZcAjyQ/s640/true%2Bnoble%2Bright.jpg" width="433" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;“…and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”</div><div style="text-align: center;">John 8:32</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uu0VkilwovM/VsoRUNr07AI/AAAAAAAAY5Y/tVdzw0nh4fE/s1600/the%2Btruth.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uu0VkilwovM/VsoRUNr07AI/AAAAAAAAY5Y/tVdzw0nh4fE/s200/the%2Btruth.jpg" width="200" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a week of blessings . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-65620431628008982652016-02-21T00:00:00.000-06:002016-02-21T00:00:07.050-06:00Words That Inspire<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-L0-xSHN067I/Vr4uSJYMthI/AAAAAAAAY4U/BS6iPq6ra8k/s1600/11612dea249fb40fe28c565d5908b8a6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-L0-xSHN067I/Vr4uSJYMthI/AAAAAAAAY4U/BS6iPq6ra8k/s400/11612dea249fb40fe28c565d5908b8a6.jpg" width="285" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">The LORD is near to all who call on him,</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;to all who call on him in truth.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Psalms 145:18</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">For we do not know what to pray for as we ought,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Romans 8: 26</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a Sunday filled with peace that only He can give . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-38433432760917063442016-02-14T00:30:00.000-06:002016-02-14T00:30:00.143-06:00Words That Inspire <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yk8P2WYKyEU/Vr4wdUpKmjI/AAAAAAAAY4g/_Nvg20pARv8/s1600/be%2Bmy%2Bvalentine.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yk8P2WYKyEU/Vr4wdUpKmjI/AAAAAAAAY4g/_Nvg20pARv8/s400/be%2Bmy%2Bvalentine.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Love is patient, love is kind.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;it keeps no record of wrongs.</div><div style="text-align: center;">1 Corinthians 13:4-5 | NIV&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a very&nbsp;Happy Valentine's Day. . .&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com2tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-11518411921766261862016-01-24T12:33:00.000-06:002016-01-24T12:33:09.422-06:00Words That Inspire <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-YGsbmZTToEQ/VqUYpZeFDaI/AAAAAAAAY4E/crTkfrb-dPc/s1600/foggy%2Bsun%2B%2526%2Bsnow.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-YGsbmZTToEQ/VqUYpZeFDaI/AAAAAAAAY4E/crTkfrb-dPc/s400/foggy%2Bsun%2B%2526%2Bsnow.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Be of good courage,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">and he shall strengthen your heart,</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;all you that hope in the Lord.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Psalm 31:24</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day filled with hope . . .</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-4247019930320160592016-01-10T19:42:00.002-06:002016-01-10T19:42:39.525-06:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">The Shepherd and His sheep . . .</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZllfguAbzYU/VpMITesLH1I/AAAAAAAAY1U/Lj-krPdPQFY/s1600/sheep%2Bin%2Bsnow.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="273" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZllfguAbzYU/VpMITesLH1I/AAAAAAAAY1U/Lj-krPdPQFY/s400/sheep%2Bin%2Bsnow.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;I am the good shepherd;&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">I know my sheep and my sheep know me--&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">John 10:14</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a week full of comfort knowing that He watches over you . . .</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-86951740882315474382016-01-03T11:52:00.000-06:002016-01-03T11:52:20.533-06:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">See if I will not open the</div><div style="text-align: center;">windows of heaven for you</div><div style="text-align: center;">and pour down for you an overflowing blessing.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Malachi 3:10</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ClNd8-a1M2Y/VolfZPb4AhI/AAAAAAAAY1E/zs0P8mm-IJA/s1600/snowy%2Bpark%2Bbench.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ClNd8-a1M2Y/VolfZPb4AhI/AAAAAAAAY1E/zs0P8mm-IJA/s400/snowy%2Bpark%2Bbench.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">The best things are nearest;</div><div style="text-align: center;">breath in your nostrils,</div><div style="text-align: center;">light in your eyes,</div><div style="text-align: center;">flowers at your feet,</div><div style="text-align: center;">Duties at your hand,</div><div style="text-align: center;">the path of God just before you.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Robert Louis Stevenson</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a warm Sunday . . .</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com7tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-10713640287189420162015-12-20T12:51:00.000-06:002015-12-20T12:51:06.950-06:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">Love came down at Christmas!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--zIWnqvCo98/Vnb4LPX0wAI/AAAAAAAAY00/hB59jJwwMUc/s1600/FourthSundayofAdvent.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="268" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--zIWnqvCo98/Vnb4LPX0wAI/AAAAAAAAY00/hB59jJwwMUc/s400/FourthSundayofAdvent.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.</div><div style="text-align: center;">John 3:16</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day filled with love . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com6tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-20528070323729042562015-12-17T12:15:00.000-06:002015-12-17T12:15:32.069-06:00Fun Days With Grandkids<div style="text-align: center;">I had a super fun day on Monday with Emma &amp; Ethan.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Their mommy finished Christmas shopping while we played.</div><div style="text-align: center;">The kiddos helped me make a list of 10 things to do.</div><div style="text-align: center;">One of the 10 items was the Santa project. &nbsp;They counted all the Santas in the house. &nbsp;After counting they found a total of 61 Santas. &nbsp;Most of those were on the 2 Christmas trees.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-_IquKfmcPs4/VnL4BSFlDyI/AAAAAAAAY0E/xCPOkAB0ZdA/s1600/santa%2Bmask.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-_IquKfmcPs4/VnL4BSFlDyI/AAAAAAAAY0E/xCPOkAB0ZdA/s400/santa%2Bmask.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Next, they created a Santa mask with a paper plate, construction paper, cotton balls &amp; glue. &nbsp;They had a blast. &nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">We did finish all 10 fun things on the list. &nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Tuesday was another fun day. &nbsp;I went to their school to watch the Christmas program. &nbsp;The sweet sound of children singing is so inspiring.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-hCAaA8KDZzA/VnL6qN9eXgI/AAAAAAAAY0M/2rUvhoWKwKo/s1600/Ethan%2527s%2Bchristmas%2Bprogram%2B2015.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-hCAaA8KDZzA/VnL6qN9eXgI/AAAAAAAAY0M/2rUvhoWKwKo/s400/Ethan%2527s%2Bchristmas%2Bprogram%2B2015.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Jingle Bells</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-DtymhwKnWN4/VnL64mEXzvI/AAAAAAAAY0U/WA8Hgg1HbBU/s1600/Ethan%2527s%2Bclass%2BChristmas%2Bplay%2B2015.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-DtymhwKnWN4/VnL64mEXzvI/AAAAAAAAY0U/WA8Hgg1HbBU/s400/Ethan%2527s%2Bclass%2BChristmas%2Bplay%2B2015.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Away In a Manger</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NPhQlX8EHgg/VnL7RsqQuJI/AAAAAAAAY0k/_2oCmB7wR6o/s1600/Emma%2Bringing%2Bher%2Bbell%2B2015.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NPhQlX8EHgg/VnL7RsqQuJI/AAAAAAAAY0k/_2oCmB7wR6o/s400/Emma%2Bringing%2Bher%2Bbell%2B2015.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">bell ringing</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gRoreahH31k/VnL7G0RmF0I/AAAAAAAAY0c/p5c59fyXJuQ/s1600/Emma%2527s%2BChristmas%2Bprogram%2B2015.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gRoreahH31k/VnL7G0RmF0I/AAAAAAAAY0c/p5c59fyXJuQ/s400/Emma%2527s%2BChristmas%2Bprogram%2B2015.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Smiling with pride!</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Making memories is priceless. &nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com6tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-47318241183105269392015-12-13T08:42:00.000-06:002015-12-13T08:42:32.829-06:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">Rejoice&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QPJjkIVmbfU/Vm2C0UXGL6I/AAAAAAAAYz4/Lm2sjSVHazw/s1600/3rd%2Bsunday%2Bof%2Badvent.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="234" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QPJjkIVmbfU/Vm2C0UXGL6I/AAAAAAAAYz4/Lm2sjSVHazw/s320/3rd%2Bsunday%2Bof%2Badvent.jpg" width="320" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">source</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Brothers and sisters:</div><div style="text-align: center;">Rejoice in the Lord always.</div><div style="text-align: center;">I shall say it again: rejoice!</div><div style="text-align: center;">Your kindness should be known to all.</div><div style="text-align: center;">The Lord is near.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Have no anxiety at all, but in everything,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">make your requests known to God.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Then the peace of God that surpasses all understanding&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;">Philippians 4:4-7</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day of joy . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-36942742372327650932015-12-06T12:24:00.000-06:002015-12-06T12:24:08.101-06:00Words That Inspire <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">2nd Sunday of Advent</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Sw2p1aeoTag/VmR8BLpMMbI/AAAAAAAAYzk/Sj3qFQMTBmw/s1600/Advent2Devo2008.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Sw2p1aeoTag/VmR8BLpMMbI/AAAAAAAAYzk/Sj3qFQMTBmw/s400/Advent2Devo2008.jpg" width="276" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">We light a second purple candle on the second Sunday of Advent&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">to represent the hope of Christ coming to the world.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;"I am the Light of the world;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">but will have the Light of life."</div><div style="text-align: center;">John 8:12</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a beautiful day . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-76862293426332125722015-12-05T13:15:00.004-06:002015-12-05T13:15:58.626-06:00It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-IE4MPOhWLII/VmM2YmChIwI/AAAAAAAAYys/XHxrUOJnyg0/s1600/Ethan%2Band%2BEmma%2Bwith%2Btree%2B2015.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-IE4MPOhWLII/VmM2YmChIwI/AAAAAAAAYys/XHxrUOJnyg0/s400/Ethan%2Band%2BEmma%2Bwith%2Btree%2B2015.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Ethan &amp; Emma proudly posing with our tree</div><div style="text-align: center;">they helped decorate on Thanksgiving evening.&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">What a great job they did!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AqL3K5Cv--0/VmM2Zwqa-yI/AAAAAAAAYy0/d-Q_qXCDaRQ/s1600/Emma%2Bwith%2B2015%2Btree.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AqL3K5Cv--0/VmM2Zwqa-yI/AAAAAAAAYy0/d-Q_qXCDaRQ/s400/Emma%2Bwith%2B2015%2Btree.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Everytime they visit they enjoy admiring the tree and talking about the ornaments.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-grgl9xEPmJg/VmM2dUP3myI/AAAAAAAAYzA/_ynNoEnOO3s/s1600/2015%2Btree.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-grgl9xEPmJg/VmM2dUP3myI/AAAAAAAAYzA/_ynNoEnOO3s/s400/2015%2Btree.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">More Christmas 2015 pictures will be coming soon.</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com4tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-60228167540480852172015-11-01T11:36:00.000-06:002015-11-01T11:36:22.478-06:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">What a beautiful 1st day of November this is! &nbsp;The leaves are finally starting to turn to gorgeous red, orange, and yellow.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5o5OC27mVPU/VjZMn9uCMNI/AAAAAAAAYyI/dO5aIS2x2Xw/s1600/sunlight%2B%2526%2Bleaves.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5o5OC27mVPU/VjZMn9uCMNI/AAAAAAAAYyI/dO5aIS2x2Xw/s400/sunlight%2B%2526%2Bleaves.jpg" width="252" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Ecclesiastes 3:1</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4qyCT9g97Ns/VjZNF4mtz2I/AAAAAAAAYyQ/eD1sfEj8XJ0/s1600/the%2Bgrass.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4qyCT9g97Ns/VjZNF4mtz2I/AAAAAAAAYyQ/eD1sfEj8XJ0/s400/the%2Bgrass.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a happy 1st day of November . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com4tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-40175107481946367542015-10-25T11:12:00.002-05:002015-10-25T11:12:31.519-05:00Words That Inspire <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-RSKVlTCgmVc/Viz-gVllDhI/AAAAAAAAYx4/oykoCUfRGGI/s1600/count%2Byour%2Bblessings.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-RSKVlTCgmVc/Viz-gVllDhI/AAAAAAAAYx4/oykoCUfRGGI/s400/count%2Byour%2Bblessings.jpg" width="309" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">"When upon life’s billows</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;you are tempest tossed,</div><div style="text-align: center;">When you are discouraged,</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;thinking all is lost,</div><div style="text-align: center;">Count your many blessings,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">name them one by one,</div><div style="text-align: center;">And it will surprise you</div><div style="text-align: center;">what the Lord hath done."</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Johnson Oatman, Jr., pub.1897</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a wonderful week . . .&nbsp;</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-35540436918927872042015-10-04T12:16:00.001-05:002015-10-04T16:14:30.660-05:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">I fell asleep last night praying, "I trust you, Lord."</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/--VC5g1_ySBM/VhFd3qBGJUI/AAAAAAAAYxk/ppBDcQJKkqc/s1600/never%2Bbe%2Bafraid.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/--VC5g1_ySBM/VhFd3qBGJUI/AAAAAAAAYxk/ppBDcQJKkqc/s400/never%2Bbe%2Bafraid.jpg" width="300" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;"</div><div style="text-align: center;">Proverbs 3:5</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a week filled with<br />hope &amp; faith . . .</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com1tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5323550437588571742.post-39206684067349436342015-09-20T12:15:00.001-05:002015-09-20T12:15:39.068-05:00Words That Inspire <div style="text-align: center;">The earth is the LORD's,&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">and the fulness thereof; the world,</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;and they that dwell therein.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Psalms 24:1</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-IV7BmXLgMgE/Vf7pdULEbCI/AAAAAAAAYxQ/AZwvV3s4lpY/s1600/For-the-Beauty-of-the-Earth-1024x768.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-IV7BmXLgMgE/Vf7pdULEbCI/AAAAAAAAYxQ/AZwvV3s4lpY/s400/For-the-Beauty-of-the-Earth-1024x768.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">source</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: center;">Wishing you a day filled with beauty . . .</div>Carolhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16807721575596262434noreply@blogger.com0