Posts by Lydia

the healing

Thank you for all of the love. We have so appreciated every call, text, visit, gentle hug and all of the prayers. I have literally felt them and watched them working as our bodies have healed. We are doing so

on being the 15.1%

This is a letter to my friends, you don’t have to know or love me to appreciate it, but for those of you who do…please know that I am thinking about you personally as I post this and I want …

Abby’s 10th birthday party (in which I blithely pretend that posting is something I do with great regularity, thanks for obliging me)

My niece Abigail had her tenth birthday on Monday. Abby is the oldest of my (currently) three nieces and just like the others, she fills a very special little pocket of my heart. She has a sincere concern for other …

cinnamon butter cookies

Listen, I know. It’s still January and we are still supposed to be deeply committed to our resolve for healthy eating and moderation. That’s great and all, but the thing is that I accidentally forgot to make any resolutions, and …

glad tidings of great joy

tidings means news or information, just FYI… I actually just checked that, what if we’ve been wishing each other something really awkward for all these many years?! Although, that term is from the Bible, and so we’re probably safe, although, …

closet peeping

It was time to face a sad fact of the year recently: switching out the wardrobe.  We don’t have giant closets here at the little house, so I have a couple totes that hold my off-season clothes.  I’m always real …

the big fight

I have been in the middle of a huge dramatic fight this week. I’m talking nasty words, ugly-cry, it was exhausting.  I’ve been determined not to tell you about it.  I follow several bloggers consistently and one of the things …

it’s truly awesome!

We have this little camper and even though my HJ has spent a lot of time and energy power washing, there were dark streaks down the sides, particularly under the windows, that we couldn’t get rid of.  I tried the …

that awkward moment “wen”…

My girl Brenda recently gifted me with a bottle of Wen shampoo. She has a beautiful, generous heart and she knows that I’m a cheapity-cheap-cheap and would never spring for it.  Let’s be real, she’s probably also tired of seeing …

end table

I love light in a house.  Natural light is my preference but I don’t at all like it dark – unless I’m trying to sleep of course.  In the evening though I don’t want the harsh overhead light, I prefer …

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