Remember when I wrote about the thrill of surprises… well, imagine my surprise when Jim and I were hiking in Chuck Swan a few days ago and happened upon a cluster of Pink Lady’s Slipper Orchids! They were right … Read the rest
Not everyone likes surprises — even good surprises.
Hard to believe? Well, have you ever suggested a birthday gift idea to your spouse instead of leaving it up to them to surprise you? I rest my case.
I have since … Read the rest
You don’t have to be walking in the woods or through difficult terrain to see interesting and new animals. Today, here in Sharps Chapel, TN, I spotted a bright orange spider that I had never seen before walking on my … Read the rest
I was at Sharps Chapel Elementary School again this morning reading to the kids during their library time. As I was leaving, I said good-bye to a friendly woman sitting at a small child’s school desk in the main lobby. … Read the rest
I’ve never been more proud to be in a group (well, two groups) than I have the two here in Sharps Chapel — all because of an idea that someone had and the enthusiasm of others to pick it up … Read the rest
Sometimes the littlest things brighten up your day. Such was the case when I was out walking and saw this darling tiny mailbox filled to the max with letters to Santa.
I have it on very good authority that Santa … Read the rest
26th Annual Holiday Home Tour
A couple of girlfriends and I headed on a field trip to Old North Knoxville Sunday to get in the holiday spirit. We had heard about the Old North Knoxville Holiday Home Tour and thought … Read the rest
It’s time to decorate for Christmas. Since we have a log cabin, I like to keep the exterior decorations simple — keeping with the style of the home. The last few years, I have settled into a pattern of making … Read the rest
Two of the women’s groups I belong to this year are donating Children’s books to the Sharps Chapel Elementary School. I am the main point of contact and I am having a ball reading the books as they are given … Read the rest