Author Archives: Iris

We’re not promised tomorrow

…though we always act like we have all the time in the world. But when you look back it seems to have gone so quickly, and you wonder – where did the time go.  It almost seems like a different … Continue reading

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Today I choose JOY

You know, we can be tired, grumpy, unhappy and generally miserable – it’s really up to us – or in my case, it’s up to me.  Doesn’t matter what has happened, doesn’t matter if someone has been “mean” to me, … Continue reading

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Love having my kids here….

Yeah I know – they’re not ‘really’ kids anymore – but they will always be my “kids”.  They just all live way too far away 🙁   They are a couple of good looking guys though (take after their mother of … Continue reading

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It’s Independence Day

  I’m so thankful to live in the United States, and I love my country.  Do I always agree with everything???  Well, no!    Though much has changed in our country in the last 10 years, and we are way too politically … Continue reading

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Getting Old is NOT for wimps

I’m here to tell you the title of this message is absolutely correct. And yes, I’m old, elderly, aged, a senior citizen, whatever you call old people… and it’s okay for me to say that, not so much for someone … Continue reading

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Barbie fashions….

Yup, you read that right…. Barbie fashions.  I didn’t intend to post this till Thursday.  My friend Bettye who’s blog I follow at https://fashionschlub.com/ mentioned my Barbie clothes and I thought it might make a good post, however, I’ve set myself a … Continue reading

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My Fairy Garden

Okay, I know this is silly for a grown, “old” woman – but I have a fairy garden, and my little fairy seems to enjoy visiting with Ms. Goose Let me explain. I have this really vintage wooden planter that … Continue reading

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Second major blessing

Okay I mentioned in an earlier post that I’d had two major blessings in the relatively near past – and while there are so many blessings in our lives we don’t recognize – this one was difficult to miss 🙂  … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

I was so blessed to have a wonderful father (Daddy), two grandfather’s and many Uncles in my life. They are all gone now They were all exceptional men and all loved me, taught me, and put up with me. My … Continue reading

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So very blessed…

I had two major blessings this week – in the midst of the small ones that always happen…. First on Monday I was in Huntsville about to leave Hobby Lobby and my car decided it would only go backwards – … Continue reading

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