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Front Yard Growth

I just realized I haven’t written any gardening posts for a month, and so much has changed already! Now that the temperatures have stabilized (mostly... where did this cold front come from??), we know what has survived and what didn’t. We pulled some things out, and added a lot of new things, and moved some [...]

The Peaceful Colt

At our Fellowship supper last week, I told one of our new members at church that Lent was my favorite time of year. The lessons really drive home what it all means, and it's just so powerful. I probably think every year is the best, but I've especially enjoyed this year's sermon series by our [...]

It’s Planting Time!

The nights are still a little cool, but the days have been so warm. My bluebonnets are just thriving! Bluebonnets! The rest of the front garden is slowly coming back to life. I have yet to see any signs from my bougainvillea, but I haven’t lost hope yet. However, the last few days I spent [...]

Take and Eat

Back when I was doing my hand study paintings, I bought and downloaded a bunch of inspiration photos to use. One of them was this great image of hands holding out bread that perfectly illustrated the “take and eat” verses. But I’ve been staring at it for over a year because I’ve been intimidated by [...]

Recovery

The storm has passed, and we are sailing into the harbor of Spring. The cold passed by so quickly, it was almost like it didn’t happen. We had a week of 30F temperatures, and then poof, we were back to normal and in the 70s agains. This week we are in the 80s. Craziness. The [...]

2021 Temperature Blanket

We all thought 2020 was weird. 2021 seems to be giving it a run for its money. I’ve seen temperature blankets before, but I haven’t been a fan. Most of them are just rows of a single color, and they span the rainbow. I don’t love the look, and it doesn’t coordinate with any room [...]