Monday, November 30, 2009

God's Provision

Yesterday after the church service we all walked across the road to see what will be our new church building. It was a fitness center and after going out of business, it was offered to us at a Big price, but it was decided that we would build on to our exsisting building instead. I think it was offered to us 3 separate times--each time the price dropped. Someone said to come back when it was free. God had a plan and as so often happens, it wasn't what we expected. When the plans were all drawn up for the new addition, the man who bought the fitness center in a pkg. deal with other properties, asked if we'd like to have the property for free! So it was a clear leading from God. The place is HUGE so we will have a much bigger space for maybe less money than the original plan. We got to write on the walls afterwards. Remodeling starts soon. It's an exciting God adventure!

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Jane's 90th

John's mom turned 90 on the 14th and we had a party for her on Saturday. She came out wearing a blouse that matched her cake--she has always been fashionable! I think she enjoyed the social event.
This is John's sister, Audrey, who is avoiding the camera at all times--got her. She lives in Ohio and comes to visit twice a year.
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Thursday, November 26, 2009


John called me out to see what he uncovered on a piece of wood he was going to split.
Thanksgiving dinner was held at Grandma's. Everyone had assigned food to bring and did we have FOOD! Tessa and Jami planned it and did a great job. It was nice not to be in charge and just show up with what I was told. John's sister and her husband are here too so it was a good family time.
And Pucca was all spiffed up and wearing fashionable fall colors. She wouldn't hold still for a proper photo and this was the end of the day when her up-do was starting to fall.
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Sunday, November 22, 2009

I've known him how long???

My sweet John turned 61 yesterday. It sounds so strange to say a number that big cuz we don't feel that old. John was 21 when I met him so we have known each other 40 years. OH MY!! In September we were married for 30 years. God blessed me with a wonderful man who has been a great husband and father!

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Mammy Quilt

Two years ago I saw a picture of an old quilt like this on Ebay or somewhere and loved it so I started scouring the internet for mammy quilts. I found one picture and the woman who posted it apologized over and over and made reasons why she posted the picture. So, I guess it is very politically incorrect! I didn't care cuz I loved it and wanted to make one. I made this for my sister's birthday. It's a good nap size. Sophie the weiner liked it too!

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009


Jami made a Halloween treat for us. It was a good spice cake.
John even ate the cone in the middle.
Our new herd consists of 7 calves. After so many days of rain and
cold, They got to leave the shed for some sunshine. They looked
so happy! And don't we all feel that way when the sun returns?

A beautiful sunset. "Red sky at night: sailors delight"
And the next day the sun was back.

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