Savoring Summer

spring iris 017Summer is awesome! I’ve been loving mine so far. I keep walking out in the backyard, and I feel like I’m in heaven. Everything is so pretty this year…the irises (of course), the dogwood, the weeping willows, the evergreens, the roses and lilies, and the grass. The evergreens have gone crazy putting out new growth. Maybe that deep freezing winter we had did some good. Ahhh!

A couple weeks ago, one of my college daughters came home for a visit. We had a lot of fun. We hiked Continue reading

Beware of Snakes

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Today I’m going to give you some sound advice…BEWARE OF SNAKES!  They can eat you.  I watched a movie where a snake followed a boat down some creepy jungle river; it was the size of the Tremors snakes (which scared me for years.  I still tread very carefully so they don’t hear me walking).  To ruin the movie for you, basically the big scary snake eats almost everyone!

My son didn’t heed my advice and almost got choked by a green snake.  I beat it with a broom and saved my kid (that’s what mom’s do!)…and then I wrapped that snake up on my son’s curtain rod as a sign to other snakes to stay away from my boy! Continue reading