with Carrie Powers

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It Smells So Good

It Smells So Good

Last fall, Gary and I planted star jasmine along our fence on the north side of the house.  It smells so good!  It’s fast growing and loves to climb.  Gary promises in about a year it should be covering the entire fence.  Things grow quickly […]

The Sky Was Clear…

The Sky Was Clear…

I was on a walk the other evening with two of my friends.  It was a gorgeous afternoon.  Beautiful clear sky, a few puffy clouds and a slight breeze to cool the skin and keep the bugs away.  A lovely night.  Before we completed our […]

Just Look Up…

Just Look Up…

The beauty of creation has always been a way for me to experience God.  The gracefulness of a flower, the intricacies of snowflakes, the sound of rushing water and the beauty of a sunrise.  When I lived in Montana nothing grabbed my attention more than the […]

The Crossing Guard…

The Crossing Guard…

There is a sweet man that I see every morning and every afternoon.  He stands at the corner by the elementary school with his yellow vest and hand held stop sign.  The crossing guard for Emma Wilson Elementary is an older gentleman.

A Friendship Missed…

A Friendship Missed…

There was an estate sale on my street last week.  A house diagonally across from mine began the sale on Thursday morning.  I didn’t really need anything, but it’s a sale right across the street.  If the sale was across town I wouldn’t have bothered, […]

Insecurity…Ugh!

Insecurity…Ugh!

Insecurity is a terrible affliction and can keep us from reaching our purpose and our destiny. This life is about other people, but it is not about obsessing about what other people think. “Insecurity refers to a profound sense of self-doubt- a deep feeling of […]

Which Way Should I Go?

Which Way Should I Go?

God has a purpose for each person’s life. He has equipped you for a good work that only you can do. It is why He has crafted you and placed you on this planet. You have a purpose and a destiny. God knows what His […]

Construction… The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Construction… The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

My new home in Chico is part of a brand new subdivision. In fact, our home could not be found on google until a few weeks ago, which made ordering a pizza extremely challenging. No one could find us on the internet or with GPS, […]