Memorial Day, 2018

Memorial Day, 2018

It’s a rainy Monday here in my part of Laurens County, SC. Tropical Storm Alberto is hauling in a lot of water. The ground is already saturated from a generous amount of previous rainfall. We’ve been advised to watch for mudslides and localized flooding as...
Spring Photo Gallery

Spring Photo Gallery

The water is low in the pond. My grandchildren have loved  throwing rocks into the water. I’ve watched my oldest grandson throwing, switching from using his left hand to his right hand and back again. He may be a leftie like his mom. 🙂 The mimosa tree stands...

‘Till The Cows Come Home, part I

We live in a largely rural county in South Carolina. We share a property line with an old dairy which “lives” on at least 50 acres. There are two ponds, maybe some ducks and several cows on the other side of an old-fashioned barbed-wire fence. One...

I Have Become my Grandmother

When we are young adults, busy with jobs and raising our children, we are sometimes surprised when we hear our parents’ voice coming from our own mouths. Maybe mom’s favorite expression is one we now use on our own kids. “Don’t let your face...

Getting old? Nevah!!

This was written June 11, 2017 What makes us old? Gray hair? Wrinkled Skin? Maybe we should define “old”. I read somewhere that middle-age is that time in our lives when we try to use up everything Mother Nature gave us before Father Time takes it away....

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