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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

To Everyone


December 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

No time


With family here, it seems I have been too busy to post. This is my lowest day in a while, but everybody here might also be very busy today/tonight. It’s … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

In Need of Toothpicks


Need toothpicks to prop the eyes open! I should be ASLEEP! G’night…. ZZZZZZzzzzzzzz…………pfft! AJ

December 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas is over….


Christmas is OFFICIALLY over, with the end of Boxing Day. However, in the family I grew up in, Christmas only began on Dec 25th and went through til Jan 6. … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

A gift from the heart…


Originally posted on Rethinking Life:
My granddaughter gave each of us a present that she wanted us to open all at the same time. Β So we opened our gifts and…

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Duck song


Listening to the duck song on the futon bed with her Dad after our good pancake breakfast. It’s Boxing Day with family πŸ˜‰ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MtN1YnoL46Q AJ ❀

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boxing Day


I looked at the phone as I was typing a message to a friend and realized I had said Merry Chrustnad instead of Merry Christmas. I think I’m still tired….. … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Face Paint!


My granddaughter, Jayden, got some face paint in her Christmas presents, (it was on her wish list) and this is her very first try at painting her own or anyone … Continue reading

December 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

You’ve Had Too Much To Think


Originally posted on Lauren Says It All:
Yep you read that right.. We all get down and let our minds wonder. Usually when we are on our own. I know…

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Broken at Christmas?


Originally posted on Mustard Seed Budget:
Christmas has a way of heightening pain. Why am I so lonely? If you are broken, know this: Jesus came for the broken. Christmas…

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Angel’s Eyes: My Christmas story


I love this story ❀

December 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gingerbread House


Our gingerbread house…. Messy project! Jayden had fun with this, as you can tell πŸ˜‰ AJ ❀

December 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Write for Me


Reblogging a piece of your heart so I can remember to write a piece of mine…..

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Granddaughter Time


Sorry, not much time to post in here! Just enjoying my granddaughter. She likes the snowmen out in the hallway πŸ™‚ AJ ❀

December 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sleeping Beauty


My 34 year old “baby” boy is sleeping soundly, complete with stuffed dolphin…..no, I didn’t put it there and neither did Jayden! Yay, Kenny! πŸ˜‰ ❀ LOVE IT!!!!!! Good to … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Naught To Speak Of……..


I have not been able to get to posting at all, since I have been quite busy with friends and family. I just have not had the time or the … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · 5 Comments

Handy Dandy!


Yup! I need one of these…..;) Hope your day is as awesome as mine! AJ ❀

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

I’m a Grandma……


I missed these things….. Home made playdough, dolls, soft toys colouring and LOTS of laughs with my granddaughter. So nice to have her here at last. FUN!!!!! AJ ❀

December 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Sanity


How disappointing πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜› Just when I thought everything was going to be fine…… AJ

December 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Roll It Up!


http://meredithvieirashow.com/videos/something-you-should-know-duvet-cover-roll/ Best tip I have seen in a long time. I’ve always had to fight with this and it drives me CRAZY!!!!! LOVE this! Can’t wait to try it out! … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Writing about Abortion


I’ve reblogged this from Harsh Reality, because I also feel strongly about this topic…..

December 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Weiser


Before my little dog, Rosie, was Weiser (Wiser), a shepherd mix. This pic shows our family when the boys were young yet (they are now 32 and 24) on remote … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Checking In


Received this in email today. Too good not to share πŸ™‚ “Just Checking In Today” A Minister passing through his church In the middle of the day, Decided to pause … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Showdown….


4:00 PM Weather Report, on the Home Front, brought to you by the Messie’s Network A small whirlwind of undetermined duration is making its way through my bathroom, leaving everything … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Capital “P”


A Capital “P” Dec 16, 2014 Procrastination (with a capital “P”). I am an expert at PROCRASTINATION. If something needs to get done, you can count on me to do … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

What Am I?


What am I? December 16, 2014 Sometimes I wonder exactly WHAT I am…. Born in Scotland to English parents, a citizen of the UK. Lived in Scotland for 23 years. … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

War Zone Baptism


Was blessed and encouraged to see someone take this step under such circumstances. AJ

December 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Something wrong?


What’s going on with the WordPress app? It seems to be stuck or something. It shows stats chart but nothing else for info. No countries, no posts viewed, nothing additional. … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 7 Comments

A Sock for Altzheimers


http://www.upworthy.com/a-teenager-comes-up-with-a-wildly-smart-invention-to-help-his-grandfather-deal-with-alzheimers?c=ufb1 This is awesome! What a great idea from this young man! Grown out of LOVE ❀ AJ

December 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Heart That’s Meant to Love You


Speaks to me what I need to hear right now. I’ve been single since my husband passed away in 2006 and since then I’ve sometimes mistaken some other things for … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

My Church


I like my church. It’s a new church, a fairly new church plant in my current town. A lot of people much younger than myself, young families and many young … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

Christmas Dance


My square dance club had their Christmas dance tonight. Lots of dancers came up island from other clubs. Colourful red and green outfits prevailed. I went in mostly black and … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

WordPress Map


This is what the map of my blog views looks like today, about half way through my third month here. A big thank you to everyone who has come by! … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 8 Comments

Rosie


This was Rosie, my 13 yr old dog who passed away a few years back.Β  She was quite a character. Feisty little old lady. She had been brought up with … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lost Moorings


Lost moorings, December 12, 2014 Things happen in life. There are things we have some measure of control over, as in they are consequences of lifestyle and relationships, and other … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · 6 Comments

Kettle Singing


Has such a good time singing Christmas Carols and hymns at the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle in Walmart. We sang for two hours and people were very generous. A big … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teacher in Trouble


http://daryld.com/weapons-of-math-instruction/ I just read this. I never got into this kind of trouble as a teacher, thankfully! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜› Just a bit of silliness before I sleep, thanks to Daryl … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Heartbeat


I used to do this any time we were lying down together. It was very comforting, even if his heart used to miss a beat sometimes….. It has been 8 … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

Fighting!


I’m fighting with 2 computers and my TV! It has been almost 7 hours now! Sometimes I wish I was not quite so determined or not quite so OCD about … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Blanked out…..


I don’t know what to write… Inspiration apparently left the room. So, I am typing in the hope that something happens….. Apparently not…… Hmmm….. I have spent a couple of … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 6 Comments

An Atheist’s Journey


December 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Goodnight, Stats ;)


Well, things are improving, I think. I’m pleased, anyway πŸ™‚ Thanks to EVERYONE (Yes, YOU!) who has helped by visiting! You have made my day! Goodnight now.. AJ ❀

December 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

I’m not going to church today because it’s full of people just like me


My own reason for not going to church initially (just before giving my life over to God) was based on the opinion of others around me at that time who … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ooops! Something Backwards!


(An example from the video of an error in DNA) Oops! Something Backwards! The root of our complexity as human beings is found in the occasional random errors of DNA? … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Stuck Stats?


Anyone else finding that their stats are not registering today, despite being regularly informed of likes and comments and followers? Nothing seems to be registering! Maybe it’s a case of … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Christmas Ideas


Some neat Christmas tips I just saw……

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fernando Ortega


Beautiful song ❀

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lettice Rowbotham


Here is this incredible lady once again….. Can’t help but share πŸ˜‰ AJ

December 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Violinist Surprise!


Violinist on Britain’s Got Talent….. This lady will rock your socks off, I promise you! How to blow away an audience πŸ˜‰ WOW!!!!!!!!!

December 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

How To Cut Rope In An Emergency


Amazing! This is a handy dandy trick to know! No special tools required. Just thought I’d share it here…. AJ

December 5, 2014 · 8 Comments

Square Dance


This is an old movie I found on some square dance moves. I thought I’d share it with everyone. I joined a club and took up square dance lessons a … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Skin Smartphone…….


https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152591270139926&set=vb.24372799925&type=2&theater Speechless! Is this for REAL?

December 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Incredible Cabins


These were cool to look at! It would be nice to have a cabin retreat somewhere πŸ˜‰ Or my dream of a little stone cottage πŸ˜› ENJOY! http://www.activejunky.com/thefix/gallery-20-incredible-cabins-around-the-world-article374#.VIDeUUDfcPY.facebook AJ ❀

December 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

String Theory Anyone?


“The idea that scientific theory that we already have in our hands could answer the most basic questions is extremely seductive.” “If you can’t test it (string theory) in the … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Dandelion Clock


What do YOU see? I just see evidence of the beauty and functionality of God’s creation……. ************************ As kids, we would look for these dandelion “clocks”, pick them and blow … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · 8 Comments

My Christmas Wish List


My 2014 Christmas Wish List Thoughtfully prepared…. I’m getting it out early, just in case…. πŸ˜‰ It’s short and sweet πŸ˜‰ Who knows? I might get at least ONE of … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Does anyone know what Christmas is all about?


Gotta love Linus…… πŸ™‚

December 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hallelujah!


Hallelujah! http://youtu.be/LElO2ljc6KQ Published on 21 Dec 2013 I’ve heard about this baby boy Who’s come to earth to bring us joy And I just want to sing this song to … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

I married a poor man


Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
I married a poor man. On purpose. He came from poor folks and he had no prospects. All he had…

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why?


Originally posted on Chris Martin Writes:
Why are we so consumed with how the media, government, and atheists treat Christianity? Our battle isn’t against flesh and blood. At the Cross,…

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Learning To Be A Widow


Learning to be a widow…. http://m.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/i-lost-my-husband-and-then-there-was-one/article21639438/?service=mobile The lady who wrote this article captured the situation perfectly. I’m 8 years into widowhood, and I can relate to everything she had to … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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