I asked my daughter in law what my oldest teenage granddaughter was into these days because her birthday is coming up and I wanted her gift from me to be in the ballpark of her heart’s desire. Her response was a specific jewelry item and brand that is currently trending.
I read a hilarious quote on facebook about the changing seasons in Texas. The statement went something like this:
“When Jesus reached the spot, He looked up and said to him, ‘Zachaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.’ So he came down and welcomed him gladly!”
One of the most reliable flowers for Central Texas is the Coleus Plant, which truthfully only has spindly, scrawny flowers! The showy, drop dead gorgeous parts are its ornamental leaves that can carpet the moist, shady spots in your yard where nothing else thrives because of lack of sun.
I sleep with a face mask on and with ear plugs in to muffle the noisy craziness and shut out the startling fireworks of the day. Tuning out and turning off helps me to gently fall asleep and wake up with a vitalized outlook.
What spices evoke the aromas of fall for you? Are they the warm spices cinnamon and nutmeg? What fruit screams “eat me” just before the leaves start changing colors? Could it be an apple? Are you hungry now?
Children take parts of our hearts to use and misuse as to their needs. But grandchildren are different. I am unfettered with my grandchildren! The constraints of responsibility and time inherent in the maternal relationship are no longer at issue.
When someone is trying to deceive you, lie to you, how does it work? Usually he/she takes a kernel of truth and elaborates on it to build the lie, to make the lie believable.
It seems like Chex Party Mix has been around forever but annually celebrates a resurgency every fall around football tailgating gatherings and family holiday times.
It’s Baylor Homecoming Weekend so let’s celebrate hospitality!
“Come on in. Rest a Spell. Have a drink. Eat a bite.” I want those edicts to permeate all the rooms in my home whether they are inside or outside rooms!