Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ten Things We Love About Grandma

My sweet Grandmother celebrated her 90th birthday today.  Yes, I know her birthday is later in the week, but she did celebrate today with a gorgeous party hosted by her family.  Unfortunately, we were unable to attend, but my darling … Continue reading

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In your own back yard

My people grow things.  My sweet Memaw’s garden was about an acre and my Granddaddy plowed it with his tractor.  He also grew feed and hay for the cattle on his dairy farm, and for the horses he used to work … Continue reading

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The best stuff in my kitchen (okay, and dining room area, because we have an open floor plan)

My Big Berkey water filter.  Makes delicious water from sad tap water.  Initial set-up was around $300, but given that I paid $50 the month before for bottled water, it should pay for itself pretty quickly. Fresh herbs from the … Continue reading

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Perfectly Hospitable

To be honest, I come from a family with a strong tradition of imperfection.  Wonderful, funny, kind, responsible, wise, dear people who are absolutely imperfect.  Much like me.  Much like you.  The thing about my people is, we’re pretty much … Continue reading

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Ten reasons to love C.S. Lewis

Although I come from a family of readers, I was not exposed to C.S. Lewis until I was 18, when my dear friend Melita convinced me to read The Chronicles of Narnia, which I read with alacrity.  The first year we were friends, … Continue reading

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Stay in the picture

I went to my dear friend Alexandra’s birthday party last night, along with about 20 other lovely, fascinating people.  After a delicious seafood dinner, we posed outside the restaurant for photos.  Because I’m short and I never wear heels, I … Continue reading

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Ten reasons I love my husband

He works really hard. He would never be unfaithful to me. He rubs my back when I can’t fall asleep. He loves our kitties. He shares what he is excited about with me. He listens respectfully when I need to … Continue reading

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