Category Archives: Around the Home

In the Garden

“I come to the garden alone While the dew is still on the roses And the voice I hear falling on my ear The Son of God discloses. And He walks with me, and He talks with me, And He tells me I am His own; And the joy we share as we tarry there, […]

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Wind Chimes & Homemade Egg Noodles

“I saw you toss the kite on high And blow the birds about the sky; And all around I heard you pass, Like ladies’ skirts across the grass — O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song…” The Wind; R.L. Stevenson     When the breeze blows around this […]

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Born in the Wrong Time Period

“You know, it all began when we got rid of our microwave 8 years ago… remember?” I found myself saying, as together, my husband and I stared at the large, wooden structure in front of us.       It was Monday evening. My husband had just come home for work and was now observing […]

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100 lbs.

    “The strawberry is the wonder of all the fruits…” Roger Williams founder of Providence in 1636       The truck was cleaned and ready to go. The morning chores had been finished and breakfast had been hastily eaten. Two loads of laundry hung fresh and clean on the laundry line, snapping in […]

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The Outside World

  “It is amazing how lovely common things become, if one only know how to look at them.” -Louise May Alcott When there is a need for me to go to a store and run an errand, I am always so happy to pull back into our driveway and return to our little home and […]

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