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Sea of Sunflowers

My mom, dog and I took a drive to an area of north Louisiana today where we had never been. We are native south Arkansans and have been all over north Louisiana, or so we thought. There is a state highway that parallels I-49 between Shreveport and Texarkana, LA 3049. A string a small, historic… Continue reading Sea of Sunflowers

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Favorite Finds Friday

Since I am in Arkansas taking care of my mom I haven’t been out much or come across a whole lot favorite finds this week but I did manage to get out today and do a little thrift shopping. Some of the items on my crafting do list are pincushions made from recycled or upcycled… Continue reading Favorite Finds Friday

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Brookwood Community Brightens My Saturday

How many of you get to enjoy beautiful and vibrant flowers in the middle of February? Actually, if you are like me and live in the south, the opportunity is not that rare. For example, here in Texas this winter (if you call it that) we have been in the 80s most days. The flowers… Continue reading Brookwood Community Brightens My Saturday

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Simple Pleasures of Rural Life

I just spent a week and a half in a town of 566 people. Could you do it? I did have internet for my entertainment in between helping my mom out. Prayers are requested for her. She is having surgery on February 25 to get a new hip. 🙂 The little town has a school,… Continue reading Simple Pleasures of Rural Life


The Patient Gardener

We moved into this house November 2006. Well, I should say David moved in then and I officially moved in when we married in February 2007. During the 9 years we have been here, we have had many sweat equity projects but the front lawn and garden I think is one of my proudest. I… Continue reading The Patient Gardener

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Pretty Flowers

The following pics will be hanging in our newly renovated Master Bath soon. I ordered 8X10 prints of them from and I very pleased with how they turned out. They were captured during our Vacay in the U.K. this summer. The pic at the bottom I took at the cottage where we stayed in… Continue reading Pretty Flowers