Monthly Archives: April 2010

Are You Smelly Yet?

One day, I was at the local garden center with my 8 year old grandson, Jeff.  We were in search of a rose bush to replace one in the garden that had died.  I’d told Jeff that I wanted a … Continue reading

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A Wire Cutter Isn’t a Plier

Last night, I asked my husband for the wire cutters.  He said they were in his tool box; he’d get them for me tomorrow.  Tonight, when I got home, these scissor looking things were laying on the kitchen counter.    Thinking, … Continue reading

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The Hiding Hat

One cold winter evening, I surprised my 3 year old grandson with a toboggan. His face lit up as he took it and he said, “Oh Mamaw, a HIDING HAT!” Puzzled, I asked him what he was talking about. He … Continue reading

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Be More Than a Reflection

 The other night, as I walked through the living room, I noticed that both lights in the grandfather clock were burned out. It just didn’t make sense that both lights would burn out at the exact same time.     I … Continue reading

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I HAVE ANGER ISSUES

The other day, my new fangled wireless keyboard was giving me fits. Being technologically challenged, I tried everything I knew to do; pray, beg, cry, stare at it without blinking, but I just could NOT get the silly thing to … Continue reading

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The Fearful Fruitbat Filing System

  All afternoon, I’ve been working on computer housekeeping. My mind does not work well with computers.  I’ve found with repeated exposure and a lot of head banging (mine–) that I can almost squeak through and accomplish the basics—ok, maybe not.  … Continue reading

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Take This Gift–No, Really–Take It

  I watched as my young grandson struggled to put his shoe on. After a few minutes, his Mom said, “Honey, let Mama help you”.  He angrily responded that he was a BIG boy and he could do it himself!  … Continue reading

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What Are Speriwinkles?

   Sometimes, the old hymns inspire deep thought!  Have you ever asked yourself, “what IS an ebenezer and just what IS a speriwinkle”?  Because inquiring minds just GOTTA know, I’ve been looking through all the research and study STUFF so I can learn.  … Continue reading

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Important Part of the Experience

  One Saturday afternoon, I took Zac and Max to the movies.  We were running behind schedule because it had taken longer to eat lunch than I had planned. Hurrying into the theater with our tickets, I was all but … Continue reading

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