I'm definitely not a Master Gardener, but may soon qualify as a Novice! I've really only seen progress in the last few years as I've had time to spend online reading, reading, reading. But I'm excited to report on my hydrangea experiment. In an earlier post, I shared how every spring I was confronted with… Continue reading More Hydrangea Happiness!
Obsession versus organization. One major plus of being a retired SAHM, (stay-at-home-mom, for the uninitiated), is being able to tackle many of those organization projects that were impossible to do with your kids running around. But many might say that I've moved from being organized to being obsessed. Doesn't everyone hang their clothes according to… Continue reading Organizing Your Gardening Tasks
I'm slowly working my way through Living By The Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible by Howard Hendricks and his son, William. The book, originally published in 1991, had a second revised edition released in 2007. The purpose of the book is to help people learn good Bible study methods; learning to… Continue reading The Pragmatist in the Lion’s Den
Like millions of others I'm in love with hydrangeas. It's March 1st, the snow is falling, and I'm dreaming of them. I've never had any of those giant, fluffy, snowball types that are so popular here in the Midwest, the Annabelle hydrangeas. I stare at them longingly. Mine are small and sickly looking. This year,… Continue reading Hydrangea Happiness: Unlocking The Mysteries
For the past three months, I've been working my way through the twelve books in the Poldark series by Winston Graham. Covering a period of time that stretched from the end of the American Revolution through Napoleon Bonaparte's final defeat at Waterloo, the saga tells the stories of Ross Poldark, his family, friends, and enemies. … Continue reading Peeking Ahead – The Book of Revelation