Watering Day

Today was spent catching up on things that have been neglected, put off, procrastinated. Any one of those would be true. Geraniums are one of my most favorite blooming plants. When I bought them this year they were thick green with huge plumes of vibrant red flowers. The Texas heat has already risen easily into …

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Fiesta

This week I'm working out of town at a conference. It's a neighboring city so I'm not too far from home which is really nice. Just our luck the city has its biggest festival at the same time this year. Fiesta 2018 is here! Where? Why San Antonio, Texas of course. Rich with Texas history …

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Renewed

Some days you may feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders especially this time of year. And, in all fairness, maybe it truly is. Western Washington University Bellingham, Washington April showers fall. In some parts of the world it snows a heavy and wet Spring snow. The roads may become muddy …

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Glimmer Traversing

Two thousand two hundred and sixty miles from home I stand in awe beneath a canopy of Ponderosa and Lodgepole pines surrounded by Cherry blossom trees exploding with blooms, and all on a carpet of rich green grass peppered with moss covered rocks. It is Spring in Washington State and it shows in the landscape …

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Close to Heaven

Heaven is not so far away. She most likely will be with Jesus today. There's no longer a need for her to explore. We wonder if she can hear Heaven roar. * A good, long life of over eighty-five years Memories, sarcasm, laughter, with a few tears Children, grandchildren and great-grands Says she's ready for …

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No Coincidences

Whether it's the glow of the moon or the rays of the sun this is the image my husband and I are blessed to see each day. This time of year and especially today, Good Friday, I reflect back on a time in history far before I was born. I remember with tears, smiles, joy, …

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Frantic Floodwaters

Last night the skies lit up like a ball field and the thunder roared. Another thunderstorm and more rain. We were flooded and at capacity. The homes remain protected. The rising waters remained at bay for the moment. What would or could have been a moment of freaking out or being frantic we trusted and …

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