Showing posts from June, 2012

God is watering His flowers

When the kids were little, I would tell them that when it was raining,  God was watering His flowers. God has been watering His flowers a lot lately down here in Southern Georgia! I don't think a day has gone by over the past week where it hasn't rain at least somewhat.

Oh, the rain is fine by me. Aside from Girl Scout activities and various doctors appointments, I don't have a whole lot going on right now. I've been catching up on the house cleaning as well as some long-overdue Netflix movies. The kids, however, are a different story. They have had to get creative with their time since TMB and I have limited their screen time. But they are managing just fine being the resilient children I know they are.

The rain can be a damper (pun intended) when you're starting a new exercise. Taking walks around the neighborhood is a you-against-nature adventure as you brave fierce summer storms. Running will only get you wetter. (Really, Mythbusters proved it!) There's al…


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Hello blog world!

It is good to come back to the blog - it kind of feels like home. I haven't had much of a chance to come and write, although I've had a lot of really great ideas. Not suprisingly, most of those great ideas have gone out of my mind. I need to devise a system where I can make note of my great ideas and use them later when I think, "I really need to update my blog, but I don't know what to write." I wonder if there's an app for that?

We are in full-blown summer mode here at the Turtle Dwelling. The Man Beast still goes to work every day (and makes sure I'm up before he does - thanks for that, honey). Getting up earlier allows me some quiet time to get things done. Which on good days, means getting a head start on the laundry while drinking a cup of coffee. I tend to the kids up between 9 and 10 and then we start our day of lollygagging around the house. Chores get done but that's about it. TMB and…