Monthly Archives: August 2014

Snapshot Saturday: The Garden on August 30, 2014

A 9 a.m. meeting, a 2 p.m. bridal shower two counties away and a forecast of rain means no time for yard work today. Sigh. So I grabbed the camera and ran outside for an early morning photo shoot with … Continue reading

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Reclaiming My Sabbath Social Networking Fasts

I used to enjoy a weekly Sabbath social networking fast. No Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube… I started my Monday work weeks feeling mentally refreshed. But lately, social networking has crept back in to my Sundays. Let me correct that. … Continue reading

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Rewinding My Future

Have you seen this? It’s making the rounds on Facebook and other social network platforms. The comments I’m reading about it are all over the place, some are in support of the video, some not. I’m not sure why it’s … Continue reading

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No Grains, No Potatoes, No Problem

You’re probably thinking, “Oh, crap. She’s posting about her wheat struggles again.” I’ve posted countless times about giving up wheat, only to confess later that I picked it back up. I’m highly sensitive to wheat and eating it makes me … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: The Back Yard

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Swim, Bike,…Me?

I stuck my neck out there and applied for membership on the Swim Bike Mom Ambassador Team (triathlon). Why would I do such a thing? Well, as I explained in my application, I represent the 50+ age group as well … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Motivation Monday: Meet 99-Year-Old Ida Keeling

I recently discovered Ida Keeling. Last week she set the record for her age group (she’s 99!) in the 100-Meter run. I read that she took up running at age 67 to cope with the death of two of her … Continue reading

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Goundhog’s Day

A few days ago I was in my fenced-in back yard photographing my roses. And then I saw him, the groundhog that’s been hanging out on our property, knawing my squash plants. We locked eyes. When he saw me he … Continue reading

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Roses: So Much to Learn

Last Tuesday I attended my first meeting of the Nashville Rose Society, a group I recently joined. The society was celebrating the 90th (!) birthday of the Consulting Rosarian I stalk at church. I ran into the couple that sold … Continue reading

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