So here's the scoop: I bought the Christmas tree from the nursery (photos on the post below) so I would not have to drive to North Carolina and cut one down at a tree farm. That gave me more time to go shopping with Cocoa and Chip, who didn't bark (not even once) at a [...]
Non-verbal clues are so much fun to watch. Cocoa is saying, "I definitely don't understand what is happening!" Chip is saying, "Come any closer, and I'll definitely take a bite out of you, Santa." And these guys are just having fun. Billingsly Garden Center on Highway 441 was a great place to pick [...]
This is a really cool scene (plain and simple; I love the Nacoochee Valley), and I pass it often on the way to the mill where I buy freshly ground oats.
Cocoa Joy is thankful for her family, food, long walks in the woods, and her trainers at Dog School 101. (Actually, I'm the one who is grateful for Sandy and Xalina!) PJ is thankful for sleep. And Chipley is thankful for . . . COWS!!!! Happy Thanksgiving!
Magically, it is winter and the trout streams are filled with fair-headed anglers. I don't think I could ever move back to the city—not after living here. This past Sunday I grabbed a cup of coffee, the dogs, and took a long drive along Highway 197. Suddenly, I was in a wonderful, misty place.
C. S. Lewis wrote, "What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth and they share it." The members of my church have been such a blessing. Last night we gathered to decorate this year's Christmon tree. Once it was lite, we sang Christmas Carols. It was a perfect way to [...]
I thought I would post at least one more photo of the gorgeous leaves we enjoyed for almost four weeks in northeast Georgia! Later today, I'll switch gears in a dramatic way. Blessings to you today!
This past week I spent some time out at my friend's house feeding her kitties and letting Cocoa and Chip run in her fenced in yard. As I was leaving last Sunday, I noticed the maple tree in her front yard and could not resist taking a photograph. Her husband Dan had neatly blown the [...]