Lance moved into his own house last weekend. He is pretty excited. I am posting these pictures for the part of the family away from home. I hope this helps you all to see what you wanted to see. We equipped the house with lots of quick window treatments. It seemed as though God was smiling… Continue reading What’s Happening At Home Again
Sunny Sunday MorningFamiliar sight at our house. Benny actually sits for a story these days.Playing with the blues.Elv with his brothers for the afternoon. Very nice birthday gift. No time to really write anything this week. Just posting these pictures for Lisl and Jenny quick. More later, about Elv's birthday and his brother's visit.
The Stove That Keeps Us Warm All WinterNew Mantel DecorFixing The FireGetting Grandpa's FlashlightAbraham LincolnCurrent Baby ToysQuiet! I'm On The Phone.
Top of the china cabinet redo. I had time to clean at home in TheStoneHouse today. Besides playing around with this, I tried Amy's Pizza Sauce and now there are 13 cute little pint jars of beautiful sauce. (Pint jars are so amazingly tiny and quaint, after quarts and half gallons jars for years of… Continue reading Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat Part Two
Elv and Frances are enjoying renovating The Beast (one little ole Sidekick). A pot of glorious mums from my friend Susan. It's perfect for the front door at Heartwood. Frances and I have decided to bring it in for winter and coax it. The flowers in our garden are beautiful this year. We… Continue reading Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat
We tell our children that tomorrow's world is going to be much different than today's. We tell them that they will have worse or more intense evil to face and to teach their children against. It's a scary future if you get to focusing on the news or listening to too much VCY America radio. Being… Continue reading Wake Up Call For Us Moms
What richness! A whole long weekend with the Nebraska children. The men worked hard on Delvin's house on Saturday, while we women stayed at home by the hearth and visited with Jenny's friends who came by turns to see her. On Sunday we had the whole afternoon and evening for visiting and playing games. Games… Continue reading Granddaughter Visit
12 Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above all these put on love, which binds everything… Continue reading Our Summer Verses Colosians 3:12-17
Yes, we're cooking and eating outside again. Summer came with a bang and now it's time to plant the garden and flower beds.
It was hot hoecakes for breakfast this morning with either peanut butter and syrup or butter and gooseberry syrup. Then Lance, Elv and I went down to Rice Lake to collect materials for a new closet in the boy's cabin, and 30 new bricks for the patio. We left three people home to mow… Continue reading Saturday Scribbles