A Week of Maddening Situations, Conquered by Kind Words from a Stranger

Hi Friends! Tuesday we had a heavy downpour here in Southeast Missouri, and I came home to find one leg of my Crabapple tree toppled over, splayed across a couple of my potted plants. And it wasn't the one leg that is barely clinging to life, nor the leg that stretches out over my cool weather … Continue reading A Week of Maddening Situations, Conquered by Kind Words from a Stranger

My Boys Left for the Summer, Leaving my Mom Emotions Totally Confused

Dear Friends, Being a mom is weird. It plays tricks on you. It is stressful, frustrating, complicated, even infuriating. It is also rewarding, joyful, fulfilling and enlightening. It can have you pulling your hair out, losing your ever-loving mind and begging for a break from your life one minute, and filled with love and happiness the next. … Continue reading My Boys Left for the Summer, Leaving my Mom Emotions Totally Confused

Single Woman Home Repair & Inanimate Objects Leaping to Their Deaths

Dear Friends, Everything is planted! It seemed like winter was going to hold on forever this year, and now not only is it warm and beautiful again, but everything is planted and growing! All of this warm weather has the seeds popping and the plants bursting to life. I got the last of my flower … Continue reading Single Woman Home Repair & Inanimate Objects Leaping to Their Deaths