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New Bed – Day Two

We have spent our first night on the new bed. To say I am underwhelmed would be an understatement. I could not get comfortable. I tried raising the head to different angles and I even raised the foot of the bed. Raising the foot is a no-go. When 5:00 in the a.m....

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It Came With a Night Light — Day One

We bought an adjustable bed. Queen size, and today they bring it out. So, today, we take down our old queen size bed and make room for the new one. It will need to be plugged in somewhere. The bed will take precedence over the cell phone charger and the cordless...

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Time To Remodel — Day Zero

We visited the Remodel Expo in Greenville on January 12, 2020. We had free tickets and free parking. Lots of walking...(sigh) We've had it in mind to remodel our kitchen for a quite awhile now. Having purchased the kitchen cabinets and pretty much decided on the the...

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A Journey Into BBQ: From Pig to Plate

Day Before: Thaw any meat that's on the menu. Day Of: 9:25 a.m. Trek into the woods to locate a green hickory tree. One of the many large trees on this property. 9:38 Cut down the tree and drag it to the house with a truck and a chain. We didn't cut down THIS tree,...

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The End of My Rope is Frayed

As the title suggests, my rope is frayed. How long can one person be expected to hang on? The knot in my rope and muscles in my hand are tired; actually, beyond tired. There must be a new word for this feeling. Standing on a cliff's edge not daring to look over the...

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Remember When…?

Remember When…?

December 18, 2018 and my watercolor journey continues. Another trip to Hobby Lobby today where I picked up two blue pencils. One is Aqua and made in Germany by a company called Faber-Castell. At $1.49 it was the cheaper of the two. The other is Violet Blue by...

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Watercolor Wonder

Watercolor Wonder

It was a book store. There were many shelves with many books. This decorative tin was lying on top of a small display just at my level; meaning it was perfect for someone vertically challenged. The colors caught my eye and my curiosity got the better of me. This was...

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‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came

‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the town, Not a single space was open and Joseph did frown. The shepherds were guarding their sheep with great care, Waiting for morning, with darkness everywhere. The people were nestled all snug in their beds,...

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December 12, 2018

What’s old is new again. I recently bought a pair of gloves. I was looking for something spider-proof. Having had my hand nearly chewed off by something brown and eight-legged, it is my goal to avoid another horrible encounter. I was wearing LEATHER gloves when I was...

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Rescued. Thanks brother!

Rescued. Thanks brother!

Have you ever been stranded by a car that just broke down? Were you left stranded in a parking lot or on the side of the road? I can speak from personal experience that sitting in a hot car while traffic zips by is a little unnerving. Most of the drivers who flew past...

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