Christmas in My Town

We’re just another small hometown, Where the snow comes drifting down. Right beside the interstate, The winter’s long; spring’s always late. But thoughts of spring are premature As evidenced by the decor, Gifts we’re buying in the store, Snowy bootprints on the floor. Filling boxes up with cheese Curl more ribbon, would you please? MochaContinue reading “Christmas in My Town”

A Christmas Short Story

The plot I suggested in my last post, with the coffee and the tree and the Christmas date happened to be a short story just waiting to be written. Humor me as I attempt some fiction, decidedly Hallmark-like, with a bit of a Christian twist. It is totally predictable and a little unrealistic, with aContinue reading “A Christmas Short Story”

Single for Christmas

It’s the beginning of December, and the Christmas season has officially begun. I love the Christmas spirit, but I am feeling a little blue at the moment. It’s hard being single in the first place, and it’s hard being single this December.  Do you find yourself desperately wanting to mean the world to someone? AndContinue reading “Single for Christmas”

A Man Like Boaz

The world is full of men. Honestly, some of them are like the men that Carrie Underwood sings about. There’s the father in “Blown Away” who was abusive. There’s the adulterer in “Two Black Cadillacs” who led a double life. And yes, there are times in my life when I listen to Carrie Underwood. Lately,Continue reading “A Man Like Boaz”

A Dozen Thanks Givings

1. Hedgehog cookies. Aren’t they the most adorable cookies you’ve ever seen? 2. The headline this morning about the Supreme Court’s decision concerning the houses of worship in New York. I am encouraged to know that our right to gather in freedom to worship is being upheld, pandemic or not. I believe the gathering ofContinue reading “A Dozen Thanks Givings”

Second Dose of Quarantine Activities

I’ll confess, I’m not really feeling the motivation today. It’s Day Ten of Quarantine, and life is tasting a little stale at the moment. I like very much to have a day off now and then, honestly. But to have endless days off, that’s not healthy for me, either. Day Ten of Quarantine and DayContinue reading “Second Dose of Quarantine Activities”

Quarantine Activity Ideas

If you are stuck in quarantine and are needing some inspiration for how to spend your time, this is a post for you. Idea One: Plan your wedding. No, I’m not getting married. My goodness, I don’t even have a boyfriend! This might seem, then, like a pointless waste of time, however, it is quiteContinue reading “Quarantine Activity Ideas”

Quarantine Thoughts

It’s snowing dancing snowflakes, millions and millions of them, and I’m not going anywhere today. The lights are shining on our baby Christmas tree. I have coffee and blankets and lots to keep me busy. It’s a good day to be stuck in quarantine. This is what we dream of- a day off in aContinue reading “Quarantine Thoughts”

Obsessed with Homemaking?!

Are there any single ladies who are a little obsessed with homemaking? Are there really unmarried women who follow wearethehomemakers, rememberingtheoldways, and thehomemakingmomma on Instagram? Yes, I’m guilty as charged. Not that it’s a bad thing to do, but it might be a tad peculiar. There’s something about having a space that you, as aContinue reading “Obsessed with Homemaking?!”