Holiday · Quotes · Random Stuff · Random Thoughts · Uncategorized

Silly Sayings Day

Well, today is Friday, October 13th.  I don’t really like this date, but I discovered it is also Silly Sayings Holiday.  I am good with this date now!  It makes this Friday the 13th a little different. So…one of my favorite sayings is: I must be a Queen…it says so on my pantyhose! But, when I… Continue reading Silly Sayings Day

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Chicken · Recipes · Uncategorized · WLS

Chicken with Olives and Lemon

I love the tangy bite that Kalamata olives have with lemon.  I decided to try it with chicken thighs, garlic, onion and braise them. We love Cavendar’s Greek Seasoning.  I use it in meatloaf’s, steak, and pork.  Sliced onion, 6-7 whole garlic cloves, two lemons – sliced, and about a cup of olives.Saute the onion until translucent. … Continue reading Chicken with Olives and Lemon

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Hold Hands

Carmen and I went to one of her friends weddings this past weekend.  It was a really sweet wedding, and had lots of country charm in the decorations.  One of the things they had guests do was to write down marriage advice on these pre-printed cards. Mine was very simple.  Hold hands while speaking of… Continue reading Hold Hands

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Bad Storms

“A bad storm can blow in a beautiful season.  The Bible proves over and over that how something begins does not get to dictate how it ends.” – Beth Moore Hurricane Nate brought down our tree, our oven went out (igniter) and my computer crash with my final essay on it for my English class. … Continue reading Bad Storms

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Hurricane Nate Part 2

We ended up purchasing a chainsaw.  Thankful for sweet friends and family to come and help.  So very thankful that this was the only damage. Apparently, it only took about two hours with the many hands of help.  So thankful for these hands. Feeling overwhelming grateful. Blessings.  

friends · Hurricane · storms · thankful · Uncategorized

Hurricane Nate

Woke up this morning to our front oak being uprooted.  So very thankful that it didn’t come toward the house or on the cars.  Julie (bestie, and neighbor across the street) took this picture from her house. We will have to wait until the storm is done before we can do anything about it.  Thankful as… Continue reading Hurricane Nate

Anxiety · college · Quotes · storms · Uncategorized

Climb

“Climb the mountains and get their glad tidings.  Nature’s peace will flow to you as the sunshine flows into the trees.  The winds blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares drop away from you like the leaves of autumn.” – John Muir Hurricane Nate is supposed to hit tonight,… Continue reading Climb