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A little bit of me

Thursday, December 18, 2014      5 comments

I have scattered memories of my childhood Christmases. Of course, that was long enough ago that dinosaurs still roamed the earth and we used giant ferns to decorate the halls. I canít remember what age, what year, what the overall season was lik... Read more

Teeth don't have skin

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      10 comments

I've had the feeling that I'm hanging on by the skin of my teeth...but ...I'm just not making it. I can't seem to focus. I don't care about anything right now. If the food is's in me. I love my family and appreciate the care and concer... Read more

Not always the greatest

Monday, December 15, 2014      10 comments

There are many things about Honeyís life that he wasnít proud of. He told me on many occasions that if I really knew him that I wouldnít stay with him. I found it odd that a man who leaned so hard on the Lord and was confident that he was forgiv... Read more

Still going

Thursday, December 11, 2014      8 comments

By February we knew we were going to stay a couple. I was secure in his intentions and we started talking wedding. I teased him and told him that I wanted the biggest celebration our town had ever seen and he told me Iíd be satisfied wearing the... Read more


Friday, December 05, 2014      12 comments

Once grade school was finished, the Locust community bussed their children up the road to Carrolton to finish their middle and high school education. Honey was a little older than Anne and was compared to James Dean a lot in those days. He had t... Read more

A little more

Thursday, December 04, 2014      7 comments

As most of you know, especially my daughter, I donít cook. I know how to to some degree or another, but I donít like the process and the cleaning up. But, by the time January rolled around, like most women, I thought it would be romantic to coo... Read more

To my Spark Blessings

Monday, December 01, 2014      10 comments

Folks, I'm so sorry that I have been so unfaithful these last 3 months. I'm just not functioning well at all. I'm writing but not able to process life right now. I'm so thankful for each of you that has tried so hard to keep up and encourage. I'... Read more

My Locust

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      7 comments

Time is changing the landscape at the old farm. The current owners, young and full of imagination, bought the property at Locust with the idea of restoring the house, an old log cabin that had been built around 1800. However, once invested in t... Read more

more thoughts on Locust

Monday, November 24, 2014      7 comments

More thoughts on Locust: On that first day back on the farm, Honey dared me to go up those steps to the second story. I made it high enough so that I could see through the railing at the top into the room, but didnít go on up. The room was ju... Read more

Sunday thoughts

Sunday, November 23, 2014      8 comments

In the beginning God created Locust and it was very good. He pressed his finger into the earth and a valley was formed. His fingernail scratched out the creek and water gushed over the rubble of stones and sang harmony with the birds. And it was... Read more


Thursday, November 20, 2014      8 comments

I just read the responses from yesterday and am so amazed that God has provided such caring people. I am overwhelmed and the advice and concern are so relevant to me today. God is doing a work through this. Last night at the church meeting a gro... Read more


Wednesday, November 19, 2014      5 comments

How can two weeks seem like such a long time. Was it yesterday or the day before? Or was it last year? Time is blending together like cake batter and getting all mixed up with ingredients that don't belong. There isn't enough salt...there isn't ... Read more


Friday, November 14, 2014      4 comments

back at the library to post. Got the chair and fridge from Honey's. Both daughters were there. I had my posse too and it was pretty bland. In and out quickly...I wasn't allowed to go into the house. Found out that they do not have access to h... Read more


Wednesday, November 12, 2014      6 comments

I'm still hiding out. Yesterday I worked out in the lawn while sister came to stay with my GS and at least had a little more sleep last night. Today I came to GS for the day. Later I will meet oldest daughter to pick up some things at the house.... Read more


Monday, November 10, 2014      8 comments

Using a computer at the library computer shut down. Daughters came and changed the locks on Honey's house, took the cats to Indianapolis to give to granddaughter, told me to make an appointment to get the rest of my things out. Interesting... Read more

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