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Thanksgiving Blessings
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      17 comments

In the U.S. we are celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow. This is when we set aside a specific time to thank God for our country and the opportunities it offers to its citizens. ... Read more
Veterans Day
Friday, November 11, 2016      12 comments

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War (World War I) ended. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a ... Read more
Hurricane-Ready Mailbox
Friday, October 28, 2016      13 comments

I have not written a blog in a while. This one is especially written for my SparkFriend RAWCOOKIE. She wrote a very interesting blog with photos of a variety of mailboxes along one of her walks. While we do not have such a vast difference of mai... Read more
God Put Me on Earth...
Thursday, October 20, 2016      9 comments

Unfortunately, I do not know the origin of the following picture, but there are some days I feel overwhelmed with all I need to do......Of course, this is not the way things really are, but it is worth a laugh or two....LOL ... Read more
Big Storm Has Gone
Sunday, October 09, 2016      9 comments

emoticon Hurricane Matthew sure did a lot of damage on a path that was previously unfamiliar to weather forecasters... Read more
Big Storm Is Coming
Friday, October 07, 2016      18 comments

emoticon We did heavy yard work today in preparation of Hurricane Matthew's arrival. We spent time doing our best to... Read more
Big Storm Coming???
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      9 comments

I live very close to the coast of the southeastern US (about 25 miles away), and just this afternoon, our Governor ordered schools to be closed tomorrow and coastal residents to evacuate pending possible arrival of Hurricane Matthew in a few day... Read more
Quote for Today
Monday, October 03, 2016      11 comments

"Inch by inch, anything's a cinch; Yard by yard, it is hard; Mile by mile, it's a trial." The original author of this quote is unknown. It was popularized by Robert H. Schuller in the 1970s.... Read more
Feeling Better
Monday, October 03, 2016      8 comments

Thank-you, SparkFriends, for your kind thoughts, well wishes, and prayers. I am so happy to report I am feeling so much better this morning than I felt the past few days! [I didn't even go to church yesterday (that's how bad I felt).] The reall... Read more
Tough Two Days
Saturday, October 01, 2016      11 comments

I may have pushed too hard on Thursday. Yesterday and today I was plagued by very painful muscle spasms. These may be due to my chronic muscle condition, but I m thinking they might be related more to new medication I started taking last week (o... Read more
Challenging Day
Thursday, September 29, 2016      9 comments

Really hoofing it today. This was really hard on the chronic muscle pain. Multiple 10-12-minute sessions, total 72 minutes for the day walking at 3.5 mph. Woo Hoo! Not sure I will be able to get out of bed in the morning. LOL Great day staying... Read more
On the Road Back Home
Sunday, September 25, 2016      10 comments

We decided after our adventure at the Arch in St. Louis, we would return home. We drove all that day (August 17) through Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and then into western North Carolina. It was a lovely drive across mid-western plains and east... Read more
On to St. Louis and Closing in on the End of Our Road Trip
Thursday, September 22, 2016      8 comments

After driving across Kentucky in rain for numerous hours, we arrived in St. Louis, Missouri, looking for the Arch, "Gateway to the West." Below is our first glimpse of the Arch from the interstate: ... Read more
Kentucky Adventure, Part 3
Thursday, September 15, 2016      8 comments

The day following our visit to the Creation Museum, we left Petersburg, Kentucky and headed for St. Louis, Missouri. On the way, we stopped in Louisville, Kentucky for the night. While we were there, we took some time to visit Churchill Downs an... Read more
Kentucky Adventure, Part 2
Monday, September 12, 2016      6 comments

The day following our visit to the Ark Encounter, we went to Ken Ham's Creation Museum. This attraction is located in Petersburg, Kentucky. It is a 7... Read more

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