Showing posts from February, 2019

Money Saving Adventures for Last Week

February 25, 2019

One of the many statues outside the Azle Public Library
Hey y'all, it's me!
I know I keep saying this, but I am OVER WINTER. I want Spring, Early Summer, warm breezes, the sounds of night critters, fireflies, bird song--I WANNA PLANT SOMETHING!
Of course, the fact that I got sick last week hasn't helped my attitude. I slept so much over the weekend, and I am still dragging a little bit. But I am getting housework done. At a snail's pace (if said snail were on crutches) but I am getting it done. I refuse to overdo it this week and relapse just before my birthday. Especially since we have a day at the gun range planned. I'm gonna go make stuff blow up real good! 
So let's see what money saving adventures happened last week.
I received two free magazine subscriptions through a survey site. I read them, then pass them on to my local library for others to enjoy.

I stayed home from church yesterday morning while the guys went, so I could sleep. I w…

When We Allow God To Use Us...

February 19, 2019

Hey y'all, it's me.

I write a lot. Essays, Posts, Poems, Songs, and even 50,000 word novel challenges. A lot of what I write is just for fun, some is serious, and some, like in the video below, is inspired by the Holy Spirit. Those are the times that I have no idea what will happen when I present the finished work.

There was a lady who watched our church YouTube channel. Her name was Lori, and she was terminally ill. For the week or so leading up to this poem being written, Lori was on my heart. I never met her, knew very little about her, but my heart and mind stayed with her and her situation.

The morning of February 10, I was getting ready for church, and was looking into my mirror, when I felt, rather than heard, the words, "My child, let go.".

I didn't know what was happening, but I kept thinking about that phrase.

When we got to church, we visited, took our seats, and as soon as the band began playing, I took out my notebook and pen, and …

Money Saving Adventures For Last Week

February 18, 2019

Sowwy, no blogging right now, I is taking a nap.

Hey y'all, it's me!

Yes, the above photo is just one of the reasons, I have been having difficulty writing posts lately!

I hope you are all having a good President's Day. The Redneck is off today, and he is enjoying a nap this morning. I like that he can take time to rest. He works hard, and deserves some down time.

Okay, on to money saving adventures for last week!

We have been enjoying the TV series LONGMIRE on DVD from the library. We just finished the fourth season, and chomping at the bit for the lady who has the fifth season to bring it back! I love being able to try out series, movies, and DIY videos free from the libraries I go to. That way we can decide if we want to actually own them for watching more than once, then we can find the best prices for them. That is how we found GRIMM, JUSTIFIED, and, (be still my heart) SONS OF ANARCHY. We can find the best fit for our movie collection.

A perusal of…

Catching Up On Everything

February 13, 2019

Winter visitor
Hey y'all, it's me!
I feel like I am behind in so many things, but in reality I'm just stalling on several projects, because I am lazy with this weather!
I have begun doing some volunteer work for the library two afternoons a week. I am using a scanner (this thing is really cool to use) to scan family histories and events for the county. It all goes into the genealogy society's archives. I have been looking over the stories told by different people, and I am learning all kinds of interesting things about the history of where I live. Tales of Indian raids, companies that began here, and of course the Lone Star All Girl Band. I never knew that folks would eat prairie dogs, which were called 'the squirrel of the plains'. Amon G. Carter, a famous Texan with lakes, museums, etc., named after him, was a 'chicken and bread boy' when he was 11 years old, and he actually sold a chicken sandwich to a presidential candidate for 10…