Tag: linkups

Seven Quick Takes about Rabies, Rainstorms, and Roses

This week’s seven quick takes will be on the lighter side. Part of living well is managing a range of emotions, from serious to silly, from lamenting to laughter. We must pick up where we left off last week, at the Country House.  I mentioned the kittens that were...

Three of Me

As I put my shoes on this morning, in preparation to leave for story time at the library, I thought how wonderful it would be to have an extra me to stay home and get things done. Then I added a third me to that because I most wanted to...

SQT: The Sticky, Holey, Delicious, and Exciting

     This week is full of ups and downs. I am struggling a little to remain positive for this installment of seven quick takestakes, because the down part is so big. However, I am determined to accentuate the positive, rather than give the devil a foothold by dwelling...

SQT: A Three-Year-Old to English Translation Guide

This post contains affiliate links. Clicking and purchasing through the links will cost nothing extra for you while providing my family with a small commission. Do you ever look at your child and say, “You’re really cute, but I have no idea what you are saying!” I have several...

What Will my Future Be?

After looking back last week and remembering the past, this week we look forward. Imagining the distant future has always been a challenge for me. I cannot picture or even fathom what life might be like in a year or two or ten. Even though I cannot visualize how...

SQT: Dancing Anyway

 Finally Friday and Time for Seven Quick Takes. I managed to skip at least a week, maybe because not much happened or maybe because I’m just that behind. Anyway, the past seven days contains some highlights to recap. ~1~ I went to my first vendor show as a rep...

A Flood of Memories

Some posts contain affiliate links. By purchasing through the link, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Sometimes, the smallest trigger floods the mind with memories. When I vacuum, I remember the mother of a college friend. She cleaned houses to earn extra money to...

Arguments That Never Die

Do you have any long-standing, never-ending arguments? Maybe you enjoy stirring the pot and keeping the feud going day after day, year after year. Today is “Kiss and Make Up Day.” In that spirit, here is the Top Ten Arguments That Never Die in the Caswell Clan. The who...

Not on this Blog

Time for a Tuesday 10 Post. This week, our hostesses chose the topic “Ten Posts I will NEVER Write.” Here are a few things you can expect never to see on this blog. Anything related to the bedroom relationship between my husband and me. Not because I am a...

The Power of Thunder

I enjoy watching lightning and listening to thunderstorms. I marvel at the differences in storms between the flat plains of Texas, the mountains of Colorado, or the countryside of Germany. On occasion, I gazed over the horizon as a wall cloud formed, unable to look away. This seemed particularly foolish...