First Snow

No matter how old I get, I feel like a kid on Christmas morning when I wake up to find it is snowing. And just like every kid, I felt sad when it stopped this afternoon. The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed … Continue reading First Snow

Christmas

"Love awoke one winter's night And wander'd through the snowbound land, And calling to beasts and birds Bid them his message understand. And from the forest all wild things That crept or flew obeyed love's call, And learned from him the golden words Of brotherhood for one and all." -   Author Unknown   Merry Christmas … Continue reading Christmas

Sometimes Life’s Not a Bowl of Cherries

Last week, I made the wrenching decision to withdraw from the Country Living Fair in Nashville this April. It was something I had thought about for a few weeks, often waking during the night stressing over it, but fought against as long as I could.  Finally, I had to admit that it was the right … Continue reading Sometimes Life’s Not a Bowl of Cherries

Snow Day!

We awoke to a winter wonderland this morning.  The world around us had magically become a beautiful fairyland, reminding me a little of Narnia.As you can see, Emma P Buttercup was enjoying herself. We went for walkies. Here's how the 'hood looked this morning. Cute overload. The other 4-legged member of the household remained nonplussed. And … Continue reading Snow Day!