Category: Nature

RAIN/Scripture Challenge: Hosea

“It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring!”  “Rain, rain, go away–come again another day” “Raindrops Keep Fallin on My Head”   “Rainy days and Mondays always get me down”  The songs and poetry are endless, and so it seems, is the rain. We know it won’t last forever, but some days (like this…

Summer of Cedar

It’s only my personal opinion, but cedar trees are not the most beautiful of trees… My husband-with-a-memory-bank-that-never-runs-out is stashed with all kinds of treasure.  He has been trying to teach me to recognize different types of trees for a long time, but is especially persistent on this adventure to the lake.  It is just beyond…

Scripture Challenge: Isaiah– “Who Prayed for Rain?”

“It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring…” The storms are here, and if I had a garden (which I don’t have for this and other reasons), it would be flooded.  Washed away. Some days I love a good storm.  I can sleep better when it rains, and other than an occasional loud clap of…

What To Do With All That Zucchini…?

Thanks to my daughter-in-law’s sweet grandfather (who is 86 years old and keeps a GIANT garden!), I inherited this GYNORMOUS ZUCCHINI!  It measured a whopping 16 inches tall, and was about 6 inches across!  I happen to love fresh garden vegetables, and zucchini is one of those that I typically prefer just steamed or stir-fried,…

To the Mountains!

Spending time in the mountains can be a dream come true for those of us that live in the flat-lands.  (I’ve only ever lived in Illinois and Texas)  I can vividly remember seeing the mountains for the very first time.  I was an adult, and it was a ski trip to  Colorado Springs, CO.  I actually…