Saturday, August 18, 2012

Life is for....

I love this except I would want MIDNIGHT FULL MOON WALKS.....Taking joy and peace in just the simple things of everyday life.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Pumpkins and cats

The weather has been unseasonably cool and that put me in the fall mood.  I always think of cats and pumpkins for fall.  The patterns for both are from Chris Mathis of  Check out her patterns as they are all delightful and enjoy the thought of coming fall.

It's a sign...............

I do not like to use the word 'hate'.  I think it is a very strong word and I don't want to 'hate' anything or anyone.  One definition of hate is to dislike intensely or passionately; detest.  What does that have to do with the above signs?  I do NOT LIKE painting signs!  But as with all business sales, signage is needed.  I dislike painting signs so much that I even went as far as looking into having something made but you don't see alot of primitive sign makers in this area and I couldn't afford to have a sign made!  LaVern knows how much I 'dislike' painting signs so he was compassionate when I appeared out in the barn where he was working.  I was moaning and groaning about needing something to paint a sign on.  He immediately came up with the door that was on a shed we tore down.  PERFECT!  I struggled but finally got it finished.  I even have some spaces to add more if I need to.  The Shed sign is painted on a board with a faded red barn board.  It is up against the type of tin that sides the Shed so you are getting a sneak peek!  So I have signs (and I think a reminder of God's love).

Thursday, August 16, 2012

About learning...

The mind of a person with understanding gets knowledge; the wise person listens to learn more....Proverbs 18:15.   I love widening my horizons and learning something new.  We should all challenge ourselves to do this as that education will help us make better choices in our daily walk of life. 

Friday, August 10, 2012

Catching up is hard to do

                                          This is our yard.............brown, dry grass
                                          Cracks in the ground on the path down to the well
                                           Evening picture of the last full moon
                           We've had a couple brief showers and still love seeing a rainbow
Yesterday was a long day of driving.  Took a couple Amish families to Jamesport, MO which is a very big Amish community, 165 families more or less.  Lots of errands to do and I did alittle shopping at the antique stores while they visited with family.  I left home at 7 AM and got in at midnight!  Too late for this old person!  I have been dragging today and plan on going to bed early tonight! 

Monday, August 6, 2012

Monday is laundry day

I drove some Amish friends to Stanberry, MO today and while visiting at one place I took a picture with my cell phone.  Sorry it isn't better but thought you might enjoy seeing their clothes line.  This is only about 1/3 of the clothes on the line.  It stretched from down at the house all the way up to the upper part of their BIG barn.  It is on a pulley system.  Alot of the Amish in our area hang their clothes out this way.  This particular family has 10 children so lots of laundry.  You can't tell from the picture but all the clothes are either forest green, dark brown, black or a dark grey.  The white clothes on the lower lines are their Sunday shirts, aprons for the women and girls.  Had an enjoyable day but I'm tired tonight.  (I didn't get my laundry done today!)

Saturday, August 4, 2012