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Lessons from one special flower

Our home was surrounded by trees and flowers – a bed of hydrangea and snowball bushes rimmed with a ruffle of pink phlox, a wisteria vine so thick I could use it as a seat, fragrant jasmine and honeysuckle outside the bedroom windows, and a long line of redbud trees down the side of the house. 382 more words


Three To Take The Lights Out (2015)

1. Non-payment.
2. Storm.
3. Tent caterpillar.
Dark to amass-
In East Texas.


Spring Break 2015: South Texas, USA

My husband doesn’t get to see his family very often, so for spring break we decided to drive to Texas.

Along the way I have family in Tulsa, Oklahoma City and the Ft Worth area…so a drive to Texas means a stop to visit with my family too – win. 310 more words


Walks in the woods - Bring your bucket, shovel and the Guide to Wildflowers

Some of the happiest outings of my parents and grandparents and I were treks in the woods. Sometimes it was a trip that ended in the Davy Crockett National Forest, where we walked under the many different types of pine trees and competed to see who could name the species first. 632 more words



Ants are very common insects. There are more than 10,000 known ant species around the world. Ants are especially prevalent in tropical forests and may make up to half of all the insects living in some locations. 303 more words

East Texas

The Time I Started A Session By Ironing 2 Shirts

I love kids. Do seniors count as kids? Well, there was a time I might say no, but considering my oldest is about to turn fourteen, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult for me to not view high-school seniors as “kids.” In that case, they fit into my “niche,” right? 688 more words