27
Dec
2011

Christmas Eve – a time for carols, cozy fire-side chats, twinkling lights and glowing candles, steaming mugs of rich, dark coffee or hot chocolate, and church services full of hushed awe and reverence, while outside, all the world is sharp with cold, and within young and old alike, there is an excitement. An expectancy. Sounds [...]

17
Dec
2011

Of Mice and Maize.

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{Concept completely stolen from the “If you give” books by Laura Numeroff.} If you give a mouse some maize… …chances are, he may invite his family to join him. And, once they are convinced to come… …they’ll probably start building a sweet little nest or two behind the fridge, or beneath my stove top. In [...]

05
Dec
2011

The First Month.

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November was a good month, even if I didn’t taken the time to sit and write about it. My kid sister is here – and has been since November 2nd. Somehow, those 30+ days have slipped by with little regard to my blogging activities. I suppose I could say that I’ve just been too busy, [...]