These three beauties are my grandchildren. T- Born in December, R-born in the following December and G- born the following September. Yes, it was an intense time for our family. I adore these blessings. We took a morning and had a little photoshoot on the beach. We had so much fun! I bought the outfits… Continue reading My Three Amigos
If you could do one small thing that would shut a child pornography ring down- would you do it? I've compiled some facts and done a little math for you this week. There's two parts to this post: The role of child pornography in the sexual abuse of children. One thing we can do to… Continue reading How You Can Help Say “NO” to Exploiting Children
I never heard my dad judge a person based on color, ethnicity or gender.
As the holidays approach, life can really get complicated. Add in blended families and divorced parents and it can be a real mine field. So I am going to offer something that, I hope will make your holiday what you hope for. Sit quietly and think about what memories you would like to make with… Continue reading Divorce & The Holidays
This past July I sweated profusely as I put 30 pumpkin seedlings in the ground. I didn't mind the heat or the sweat because in my mind I could see my children, my nieces, and little cousins picking pumpkins from a pumpkin patch not from a bin or pile at the store, but from a… Continue reading Pumpkin Pickin’ and Memory Makin’
About a week ago, I rounded the house to find our dog, Duckie, sitting with purpose on the sidewalk giving me a look that said, "You need to deal with this." As I walked closer I spotted the littlest brown bit of furry cuteness sitting at her feet. I picked it up and was surprised… Continue reading For The Love of Bunnies
A state of dismay? Or a state of confusion? Maybe a state of denial, but this can't be the state of Texas! We set a new record last week of the coldest nights we have had since the early 1900's. That my friend, is a record I do not care to repeat. My tomatoes and… Continue reading Pardon Me, But What State Are We In?
As I was standing in line at the grocery store the other day, Time magazine caught my eye. An attractive woman was on the cover with the line "Don't hate her because she is successful" and under it was her name and claim that she had "a mission to reboot Feminism" I guess being the… Continue reading The Most Powerful Woman In America
It seems that it is time for "The Talk" once again at my house. For many of you, you probably assume that from the title this talk will be about the birds and the bees. Not so. When you live on the farm topics like reproduction and various anatomical differences between male and females come… Continue reading “The Talk”
Monday was spent mostly in Athens fixing Cheyenne's truck. Her alternator went out so daddy was called. I really enjoyed getting to see her. Jonathan tagged along, he was missing his sister and he was curious as to where she is living now. Of course, being a boy he enjoyed all the things a ranch… Continue reading My Monday