Tuesday, March 31, 2009


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~The wonderful things God has given us to enjoy~

Nature is bountiful, we just have to notice.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Happy Sunday

My petunias from last year.
They made it.

After days of dreary, The sun is so
bright and beautiful this glorious
~Blesssings to everyone~
Happy Sunday

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Skywatch Friday

~ A spring storm brewing~
The picture was taken
from my back porch.
Oahu, Hawaii

The beauty of the heavens.
The sky is in constant motion and
I can spend hours just watching
the beautiful changes.

During a flight over the Pacific ocean, I was
amazed when I looked out at the clouds and the blue water.
Surprisingly, it momentarily made me feel upside down.

~I just couldn't get my heads out of the clouds~
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Happy sky watching.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Aprons,You just have to love them

My daughter gave me this one.
I love to wear it with jeans or a denim skirt
She also gave me this one with the roosters.

This one belonged to my Mother and
she wore it every day.

1940's Hostess apron
What a wonderful pattern.
I don't think our young generation know
what an apron is.
The principal use of Grandma's apron was to protect the
dress underneath, because she only had a few, it was easier to
wash aprons than dresses and they used less material, but
along with that, it served as a potholder for removing hot
pans from the oven.
It was wonderful for drying children's tears, and on occasion
was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.
From the chicken coop, the apron was used for carrying
eggs, fussy chicks, and sometimes half-hatched eggs to be
finished in the warming oven.
When company came, those aprons were ideal hiding places
for shy kids.
And when the weather was cold, grandma wrapped it
around her arms.
Those big old aprons wiped many a perspiring brow, bent
over the hot wood stove.
Chips and kindling wood were brought into the kitchen in
that apron.
From the garden, it carried all sorts of vegetables. After the
peas had been shelled, it carried out the hulls.
In the fall, the apron was used to bring in apples that had
fallen from the trees.
When unexpected company drove up the road, it was
surprising how much furniture that old apron could dust in a
matter of seconds.
When dinner was ready, Grandma walked out onto the
porch, waved her apron, and the men knew it was time to
come in from the fields to dinner.
Grandma used to set her hot baked apple pies on the
window sill to cool.
The new generation would go crazy now trying to figure out
how many germs was on that apron.
I don't think I ever caught anything from an apron!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Home is where the heart is

A tribute to my Dad, He was a real cowboy.
The picture is of him riding in the rodeo.

As you can see, I collect western art. Love those cowboys.

My brother used old barn wood
to make the wooden box over the window

Yes, I am a born and raised Texan.

Hope you enjoyed your walk through
a little bit of Texas.

I have a brother who lives out of state
(moving back) that is a real cowboy.
Hope he brings his horses when comes back.

Friday, March 20, 2009


Three sisters and a church.

The way we were Life Magazine 1940 - 1949
What a simple time, or was it.
The people are beautiful and I
wanted to share with you.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Sky Watch Friday

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Have a blessed day sky watching.
The sky is just too beautiful night or day!!!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Welcome to wordless Wednesday - Dance
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The Wonderful World of Nature

Hope you have enjoyed your journey through
the wonderful trails of the
Dallas Arboretum.