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may flowers

April showers were few and far between in California’s Central Valley this Spring. Never mind. May flowers are showing up gloriously in our garden. Sometimes the garden is all work and no play. Mr. Lebsock handles the work with grace and joy. Often he brings me the gorgeous rewards of his hard work. What a…

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April ’21

This has been a “messy month” around here! Ups and downs, highs and lows. Lessons and then some. Oh well…April showers promise May flowers. Onward and upward. In the first week we celebrated Christ’s Triumphal Entry on Friday the 2nd and Resurrection Sunday on the 4th. Our celebrations, for the second year in a row,…

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March ’21

Twelve months into “the pandemic” everything has changed, and nothing has changed! This month we celebrated St. Paddy’s Day, the first official day of Spring, Passover and Palm Sunday, plus a couple of birthday’s–mine included. This month my cell phone and my desktop computer both passed away! It goes without saying both were replaced asap,…

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corn beef n’ cabbage

Would you like to cook something special for St. Patrick’s Day? You don’t need the luck of the Irish! Check out our recipe for corned beef and cabbage. INGREDIENTS 4 pounds corned beefcold water1 sprig thyme, several sprigs parsley bound together1 onion stuck with 6 whole clovespepper2 onions1 whole carrot1 large cabbagebutter INSTRUCTIONS Tie the beef…

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February ’21

This month was exciting to say the least. Oh yes, we were still sheltering in place, locked in, but God… That’s one of my favorite Bible phrases. But God… He’s always either walking with us, or carrying us through. He knows all about us! “Lord, you know everything there is to know about me.You perceive…

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January ’21

The first month of 2021 has been a doozy! Ten months into the global pandemic that is Covid 19 we are discovering – even in the midst of chaos – God has a plan. This is the way God wants you who belong to Jesus to live. Don’t burn out. Keep yourself fueled and aflame.…

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red headed

World Redhead Day is May 26! Here are 10 fun facts about red hair So to help everyone celebrate, here are 10 fun facts about the redheads in your life: 1. Less than 2% of the world’s population has red hair. The highest concentration of redheads is in Scotland (13%), followed by Ireland (10%).   2.…

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it’s March !

March comes and goes – like a lion or a lamb – bringing spring to the north and winter to the south poles of our planet. Like any youngster, March can’t settle on its disposition. One day it’s soft, warm and lovely–the next it’s cold, wild and foul. Either way, ya gotta love March because…

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celebrate July

On this 4th of July eve I am reminded of a lifetime of celebrations. There have been picnics and parties, camping trips with friends, silent solitary times and fireworks. I can recall celebrations in the Colorado mountains, on the Pacific Coast, and on a houseboat moored on the Lake of the Ozarks. Some were so…

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the missing month of May

Most of May went missing this year, and in that period of time everything—everything— changed. On the 3rd my old nemesis returned with a vengeance. At first a few sneezes, then an irritating cough. Within 24 hours, POW!! full-blown sinusitis. O well. This stuff usually wears itself out in 7 to 10 days. Yeah right. …

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