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Memories by Design

 A watercolor painting by a first-grader Grandgirl.

A child-painted bird house too sweet to expose to the elements.

And a trio of little ones painted this watering can to celebrate Spring! 18 more words

Country Fotos

What You Can See...When the Clutter Is Gone

A row of tiny, shiny rubber rain boots. The lyrics of a song that bring back memories of anticipation and romance. The way light pours through old, decrepit windows. 72 more words


Candles are so important to  everyday life here.  As a matter of fact, we were burning so many candles and spending so much money that it became cheaper to make our own.   396 more words

Interesting Way to Leave the Fall Season

Did you notice yesterday’s dawn and dusk?  It was the last day of Fall as today is the first day of Winter.  And of course, I wasn’t even thinking about that yesterday. 186 more words

Out And About

Christmas Elves Follow-Up

You’ll remember the delightful Christmas Elves that dropped off a goodie basket at our house?  (the young men and women in our church)

Well, one of the goodies in that goodie basket was so good, and so simple to make, that I did something I haven’t done in years! 177 more words

Home And Hearth

Sneaking Back Into Cyberspace


Our Christmas tree is up, decorated, and the outside wreaths alit for holiday cheer in our Virginia country world.  Twinkling lights, red bows and a second tree on the deck complete the picture. 166 more words

James' relaxing moments

He likes to plays the educational games Starfall ABCs and Bob Books on the IPad and Daddy’s IPhone. 32 more words

From Lam's Desk