Another Finished Object

It’s nice to have a FO (Finished Object) amidst all my UFO’s (UnFinished Objects). I’m still working on the ribbing of two pairs of socks and will finish at least one pair before I start anything else. I finished the knitted potholder Sunday afternoon. The lines on either side where I grafted the openings willContinue reading “Another Finished Object”

We Have Eggs!

I hate running out of staples in the kitchen and now that I’ve got two dozen fresh eggs I’m happy! We’ll have some scrambled egg tacos tonight with flour tortillas. The paperback copies I ordered of Dr. Pol’s book came in and I gave Brad one of them to read. I’ll take the other oneContinue reading “We Have Eggs!”

Retirement is Awesome

Some days it’s still hard to believe that Brad is really retired. But, it’s true! I have always been fond of saying that my time is mine to do with what I choose and now Brad can say the same. We rarely need to get up early anymore. We schedule appointments for late morning orContinue reading “Retirement is Awesome”

Grateful For Our Blessings

Our Texas weather still thinks it’s summer with temps in the 90’s for some days to come. Small discomfort since our home is cool and dry. All is well at the family farm. Hava and Magen have settled in, although they wake in the middle of the night, as does baby Gabriel when he hearsContinue reading “Grateful For Our Blessings”

Good Friday

Holy Week tends to find me in a reflective mood, grateful for our Savior and the sacrifice He made for us, striving to be a better Catholic and follow more closely in His footsteps. It’s so easy to whine and complain about the small stuff and to think that the big stuff is the endContinue reading “Good Friday”

Coping With Stress

Brad and I have a good life together with nowhere near the levels of stress we’ve had in the past with his job and our individual health and family crises. Part of me is still in the ‘what’s next’ mindset because our lives are so good right now it’s like I’m waiting for something toContinue reading “Coping With Stress”

It’s A Wonderful Life!

I am married to the love of my life, coming up on forty-seven years of marriage in March. I have a gorgeous, talented daughter who has found the love of her life at long last, with a house full of children, living on the family farm and continuing what her grandparents worked so hard toContinue reading “It’s A Wonderful Life!”

Merry Christmas, Ya’ll!

I pray all ya’ll are having a Blessed Christmas with family and friends, eating too much food and playing with the kids and grandkids. It’s 80° here in NE Texas and yes, the A/C is still on. Weird. But such is life! We had Christmas brunch at the Blankenship house, consisting of scrambled eggs withContinue reading “Merry Christmas, Ya’ll!”

Christmas Eve at Home

Brad and I are staying in this Christmas Eve, as are Audrey, David, and the kids. We’re all still getting over coughs and colds and don’t want to share our germs with the folks at church, so no Christmas Eve services or Mass for us. That’s OK! We’re feeling better, we have all we needContinue reading “Christmas Eve at Home”