Baby jack turns one this week

Grandson Jack will be a year old this week. Has it really been a year since we have returned to the land of bottles and diapers after six years off?
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Ellie learns to ride bike, snake spotted

After more than a year of coaxing and failed attempts, middle granddaughter Ellie Kathryn, age 6, is finally riding a bike.
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Fearful of the snake returning

Another typical spring weekend – watching it rain and sitting by the fireplace.
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Postcards lost in mail; dreaming of white Irises

As we do every year, we mailed out pink postcards at the end of January/first of February to remind Journal subscribers if they have not paid their subscription.
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Charlie loves the rain, and the towel

Good Friday typically signals the start of the lawn and gardening season whether it falls in March or April, and that seems quite odd to me since there are several weeks in-between.
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Waiting for Venus Fly Trap to start catching bugs

It was my sister Deanna who got me interested in the Venus Fly Trap plant a couple of months ago, when she gave granddaughters Addi Claire and Ellie Kathryn a kit for their birthdays.
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Methodist Women sale coming back; Mary Alon back home

Bruce United Methodist Women are reopening their Rummage Sale. The store will be in the for mer Grapevine building a few doors  down from the church. They hope to be open by Easter weekend.The rummage sale had been closed since October when their building on South Newburger sold.

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Leave the time alone

It’s Monday afternoon at work, and I’m so sleepy I can barely hold my head up.
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Ellie learns about hooky, first ride of season ends in disaster

I don’t know what I used to laugh at before I had grandchildren, but they make me laugh every single day.
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Frustrated by the one redlight in town

After Joel and I spent a recent weekend in Atlanta, like always, I’m ready to get back to no-traffic Calhoun County.
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