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Feral Cats (and people)

Diane and I know a couple, Greg and Sheri Anderson, at Lakewood Camping Resort in Myrtle Beach who has been trapping feral (untamed) cats in the campground. They, along with a non-profit, primarily provide them with surgeries (so they will … Continue reading

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Taking it away

Do you remember odd things from your childhood education? I remember Mrs. Green in the second grade grabbing my arm, lifting me out of my seat, and spanking me with her hand right at my desk. I remember the fire … Continue reading

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A simple clean up – guaranteed

A couple of weeks ago I decided I was going to start using crock pot liners for foods that make for difficult clean ups. Over the last 15 years of doing weekly church dinners, in addition to other food ministries, … Continue reading

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Hanging in there

The other day I was walking across our yard and among the dead leaves and sticks that serve as relics of past life (and hope of future life) poking through the leaves, I saw one little lone plant standing proudly … Continue reading

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Looking for a sign

The other day I filled up my vehicle.  On the drive home I noticed that where the numbers for the mileage usually show, there were letters instead.  The letters said, “gASCAP”.  There was no doubt what the van was trying … Continue reading

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Nothing to be afraid of

This morning I was trying to figure out why bees were getting into a certain fluorescent light at the church.  I was looking between the drop ceiling and the roof above it.  And I just about freaked out when I … Continue reading

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Staying close to the center

This morning I put nearly 50 pound of ham on to slow cook for the community dinner tonight at the church.  I also made a half gallon of sugar free lemonade.  As I was making the lemonade, I was swirling … Continue reading

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The same wind that blows the storm away

The other day Patricia, a friend of ours in Florida, posted many beautiful pictures of this dark, rainy sky.  This is one I swiped from her facebook page.  It made me think of this line from a song that talks … Continue reading

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The end of a long winter

I keep as many plants as possible safe through the winter.  I keep most of them in my office.  If plants are good for a room, it would be hard to imagine a healthier room through the winter than my … Continue reading

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Tender Little Plants

Diane got some tender little buttercup plants, among other plants, from a friend today.  She brought them home and planted them.  The greenery looks fragile and delicate.  They will probably look wilty all day today.  The good news is our … Continue reading

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