Category Archives: Fun

A Million Stars

My hubby loves to camp.  Don’t get me wrong, our style of camping doesn’t include a tent and sleeping bags…our camping includes a nice soft bed, two air conditioners…and oh, we can’t forget tv! I honestly believe my favorite part … Continue reading

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Her Greatest Gift

  Writing these words about my mother has been difficult for me because I want to tell you about family dinners with the good china and lace tablecloths, holidays that were always at her house, or her love of reading … Continue reading

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When She Grows Old…

Very early morning, is still dark out, but I sit with the lights down low… Listening. Did I hear a slight noise, a sniff, a rustling of blankets…I jump to peak in the bedroom door … No movement.  So I … Continue reading

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My Guarded Heart…

Sometimes I scare myself with being so transparent.  I begin to write to you all and think…. “I’m definitely not ‘Suzy perfect Christian’!”, “What will they think of me?”  “Maybe I should keep these particular thoughts to myself”.   And … Continue reading

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Grandma’s House…

I love antiques.  In fact, you might even say I’m passionate about antiques.  I love “old”.  Old people, old things, old ways. My heart warms recalling my grandma’s kitchen, early 1960s.  Today it would be tagged #farmhousestyle.  Red and white … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned…

I once heard it said, “delayed obedience is disobedience”.  Boy, let that one soak in for a minute.  For me, it’s taken many minutes… Maybe more like a lifetime. I’d love to give you the whole long story, but it … Continue reading

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Climbing To The Mountaintop…

You are talking to one of the least athletic people you will know.  Somewhere along the line, God gave me a big dose of “spirit”…But not so much athletic ability. Kodak moment.  I tried Junior High track (although I’ll have … Continue reading

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From Darkness to Light…

Have you ever watched a Kansas sunrise?  (well it could be anywhere, but I’m biased…I think A Kansas sunrise is exceptionally beautiful). In minutes, you see the sky go from total darkness to hues of pink and orange, then some … Continue reading

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Retro, Vinyl and the Holy Spirit…

I see peach and aqua leisure suits, shag haircuts…my favorite record album, or as they call them today, vinyl.  England Dan and John Ford Coley.  And I hear these words…”Hello now, it’s been awhile…not much, how bout you”. I can’t … Continue reading

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Can You Help Me With My Cat???

Okay, so this post has absolutely nothing to do with being 49andcounting, other than that at 50+ with no children at home, my need to nurture has sprung forth!  The answer…a cat! Cat’s are easy enough, right?  A litter box, … Continue reading

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