Now that the Thanksgiving celebration is closing. It’s time to reflect. Dinners, family, football, and dare I say, shopping sometimes takes our thoughts away from all that Thanksgiving can mean. Of course. we don’t want to miss the thanking part. And we don’t want the thanking to stop as we hurry headlong into the Christmas
Today I encountered another “panhandler” on the corner of a busy intersection. As is my habit, I grabbed some bills out of a container on my console and handed them to the man. Each time I hear in my internal ear, “He’s only going to use it for drugs or booze.” Quiet down internal ear.
Tomorrow is Saturday and it’s a big event day in our little community. Garage Sales! Yep, like others I’ll start out early with my cup of coffee and bag of change to find those great treasures that is someone else’s trash.Believe it or not, I head out with a list. Books, fabric, and nuts and
Each year, at this time, we lament the commercialism of the Holy Season. But what do most of us (and I mean us, including myself) do about it? We go ahead and purchase to our limit with little caveats that make us feel good. You know what I mean: buying from local hometown businesses rather
We’re new to Texas, and we’re enjoying learning about our adopted home. One lesson came a few Sundays ago at church. The nearby Baptist church we are attending is tiny and most of the attendees are cattle ranchers. My husband Bob was chatting with a couple of these ranchers before service and one said, “We