The Mustard Seed

The Mustard Seed

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.

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Cappuccino Mix

Cappuccino Mix

I read a hilarious quote on facebook about the changing seasons in Texas. The statement went something like this:

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The “Carpet” Plant, Coleus

The “Carpet” Plant, Coleus

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.

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I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

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.

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Apple Dapple Cake

Apple Dapple Cake

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?

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Love As You Would a Grandchild

Love As You Would a Grandchild

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.

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Apples to Oranges

Apples to Oranges

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.

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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

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!

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Bible Translation

All Bible passages are from New English Translation