Counting 1000 Gifts

Two summers ago I read Ann Voskamp’s 1000 Gifts and I had started counting gifts on my blog at that time. Later our church group watched her DVD series based on the book. It was such a good reminder to find gratefulness in all the little things. Every day. The…

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Little Free Library

Living in the city the past couple of years has definitely been an adventure. I will admit I don’t love it, but there are advantages. So much to see and do. Much I don’t care to see and do, but that’s beside the point. Side note: Did you know the…

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My Daybook

porch copy

For today I am going to post a glimpse into my daily life based on the Simple Woman’s Daybook format. This was a blogging “meme” that I participated in several years ago. Outside my window the air is cool, the sun is trying to come out, and the birds are…

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Stone House Photo Walk

I finally persuaded Lyle, this past Saturday, to go on a photo walk with me. You may remember that this was one of the assignments for the Photo Challenge I participated in back in July. We weren’t able to do it then because Lyle was in a walking cast at…

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Photo credit: Dori Overman

Today’s post is an updated re-run that I originally posted in March 2007.  Apparently I originally picked it up at Kimberly’s Cup. It’s similar to the ABCs of Me post I did a few weeks ago but with a somewhat literary spin. Just a few of my favorite things: A:…

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The Workbasket Magazine


No, this isn’t another post about crocheting. Well… okay… it sorta is. But not really. I promise. Here’s the thing: I had my blogging calendar made up for the next few weeks. And then I decided to join the Write 31 Days challenge. That meant I needed to add in…

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