Photo by Heather A. Rose Green Acres is the place to be. Farm livin’ is the life for me. Land spreadin’ out so far and wide. You can keep your good ole city life, just give me that countryside! Photo by Heather A. Rose The mountains is where I’d rather stay. I just love the… Read More ›
There once was a child named Cheryl. Two hands and two feet, with five fingers and five toes upon those, and an itsy bitsy nose and a smile that would make her eyes sparkle. There once was a young girl, called Cheryl, who thought playing in the dirt was such a treat, or dessert. Out… Read More ›
Don’t define me nor confine me. I’m Me and like to be free to roam God’s creation created for Me! Worn trails, 👣dirty feet, mussed hair, and skin able to breathe…freely; unencumbered by your expectation! Don’t look at me, for you might see the little girl in me, one man saw and took advantage of moi;… Read More ›
More modest view of nature in its raw form… Must have intrigued earlier generations, as well. Amidst the rock, and leaf strewn earth, lay this arrowhead waiting just for me 🙂 Epiphany, Fossil Tooth, and Arrowhead…Oh, my… Each visit has yielded immense joy and precious reminders of God’s eternal presence.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1793817979 The cabin on the north side of Potts Mountain, in Paint Bank, VA, is a vivid picture book with poem narrative that describes setting up sustainable living in a rural environment.
An old-fashioned favorite – recipe from Ruth Cain, Hartselle, Alabama. Crackle Cookies 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt confectioners’ sugar In a large mixing bowl, melt chocolate in microwave, 30… Read More ›
falls-ridge-trail-map-july2016 First day of the New Year, set apart for the Lord, to glory and revel in His creation! A quick search, for “places to hike near me”, yielded a hidden gem: Falls Ridge Preserve, only 30 minutes away; and dogs welcome! Quickly changed into hiking clothes, grabbed the back-pack and you should have seen Dixie. We… Read More ›
Get ready for under $10… Designed to satisfy the desired requirements of firearm collectors, dealers and buyers, while satisfying the ATF requirement that firearm dealers keep a bound book for record keeping purposes. This record book is intended to assist with compliance detailed listing of firearms acquired and disposed of for regulatory accountability. This standard… Read More ›
FISHTAIL LACE SLOUCH HAT US 7 (4.5 mm) 16″ circular knitting needles for brim band US 9 (5.5 mm) 20″ circular knitting needles for pattern 1 skein of Lion Brand Yarn; Harvest Moon Color #217; 147 yd Using US 7 circular knitting needles, cast on 88 stitches (Sts). Join to knit in the… Read More ›
Thanksgiving was only a week ago, and with November 2018 coming to a close, I just want to say, “Thank You!”, to all of you who support my work. This has been a record month for sales, the favor of God has been evidenced by a tremendous jump in author ranking and leading sales of… Read More ›
Everyday these little “surprises”, in my everyday life, reminder’s that our Heavenly Father still has me in the palm of His hand – Praise God! I am so thankful, and grateful, for these Blessings – these hugs from my Father. Tonight, after celebrating Thanksgiving with my daughter, son-in-law, and my precious grand-children, and extended family,… Read More ›
What an awesome way to celebrate your child’s birthday – making glass blown ornaments! Heather always thinks of something crafty that the whole family can get together and enjoy as we spend time with her on her birthday. Parker, owner and instructor, of Stafford Art Glass Studio, had the utmost patience going over and over… Read More ›
10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. 12 She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. 13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with… Read More ›
Being a Christian (a believer in Christ Jesus) is like being a pumpkin. God picks you from the patch, brings you in, and carefully washes off all the dirt. Then He cuts the top off and scoops out all the yucky stuff; removing all the seeds of selfishness, doubt, disbelief, hate & greed. Last, He… Read More ›
The sun burst through the overcast sky, on this crisp fall morning, to illuminate creation struggling to retain its flowering nature. Amid the dry fallen leaves, this well established Lavender plant, past it’s growing season, straggles and clambers through and among the wild Sweet Pea that had chose its flourishing room in the same environs… Read More ›
Many families have tradition’s that include hunting; an enjoyable experience shared and passed down from generation-to-generation. Too much is lost over time, too many experience’s shared by multiple generations, have been forgotten. Hunting can be a great way to bridge the gap between the younger, and older generation, and many times allow two, three or four… Read More ›
via Baked acorn squash… Out of one meal in February, God blessed us with 8 acorn squash from seeds tossed into the cold snow in drainage ditch. Of course, Dixie Bella had to help and guard her precious find.
A long-time family tradition for many folks where the coonhounds are turned loose, trailing and putting the coon up a tree without human assistance. These quality bred dogs can find, and follow, that coon scent; sometimes, following that scent through water. Competition hunts demonstrate the speed and skill of the dog “treeing” the coon; which… Read More ›