Grandchildren Blog Posts

From Scratch, Chicken Noodle Soup

From Scratch, Chicken Noodle Soup

The days are getting somewhat longer, but the contraction of time spent indoors threatens our health with new strains of COVID, the annual flu, RSV, and in Texas, winter cedar allergies.

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Still Small Voice

Still Small Voice

Have you lost your voice, not the hoarse throat variety, but the intuition voice, the voice that gives road signs towards bountiful joy and healing?

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Winter Lawn Care

Winter Lawn Care

Hardly any of my original lawn is left because I’ve turned most of the green scape into flower beds, walkways, raised vegetable beds, a chicken coop, and my garden shed. But what is left does need winter care.

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Doing the Hard Work Myself

Doing the Hard Work Myself

I wish I had listened and asked questions more while my mom was still with me. She would giggle like a child when recalling a funny memory and would get so tickled at herself that she could hardly tell her tale!

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Hello and “Marhaba”

Hello and “Marhaba”

In the Middle East, most common greeting in Arabic is “Marhaba”. It is said as the first greeting on the phone, in passing on the street, while welcoming guests, and basically anytime you say “hello” in other countries.

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When Do I Cut Back My Perennials?

When Do I Cut Back My Perennials?

Several of you have messaged me asking, “when do I trim my perennials back?” That’s a subjective question, but through the years, I’ve realized that it’s not “when” but “how” is the more important question.

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Passionate Purpose

Passionate Purpose

How about instead of concentrating on the outward facing image this new year, we focus instead on that which we are designed to be, a blessing.

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Any Chowder

Any Chowder

Chowder is one of the best ways to use what’s on hand to make a heart-warming meal in 30 minutes for those unexpected drop-in guests or just for you!

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Living in Occasional Certainty

Living in Occasional Certainty

I can’t live in certainty everyday. Vowed relationships implode, careers crater, fussy families fray, climates crack, butterflies are banished, and pandemics plunder our caged souls.

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