As the name of my blog indicates, I spend a lot of time thinking about home. Of course, my Heavenly Home is the one that is eternal, so that’s where I need to lay up my treasures, and that’s the one I’m striving for. But in the meantime, I have been given this tiny piece of the here-and-now—this nearly six-acre tract of land, this farmhouse, this domain—in which to serve Him. And, though this is in the earthly realm, I want the things that happen here to be investments in the Heavenly realm.


Thursday, August 9, 2012

Thursday Potpourri


When I saw this on pinterest yesterday, I immediately thought of Bekah. 


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A recent observation from Bekah: 
"That's one thing about Kati.  She never complains.  
She never screams either.  I scream all the time."  

True, true, Bekah. 




Have you seen Thomas' Lemon Poppy Seed Bagels in your local grocery store?  Oh my.  I have.  Lemon Poppy Seed is one of their limited time seasonal flavors, along with Banana Bread and Corn.  (That's Banana Bread and Corn.  Two separate flavors.  The idea of a blend of those two flavors is not a pleasant thought.)  I intended to give them all a try, but I reach for the Lemon Poppy Seed every time.  

See I do like some things about summer!  (But are they all related to food?  Hmm...)

And speaking of taste treats...have you tried Coconut M&M's?  Sigh...






Ron's birthday was yesterday.  He is 56.  When we got married, he was 22.  A lot of water under the bridge.  

He is a man who is easy to please.  He asked for lima beans and dumplings, sliced tomatoes (which I forgot to serve!), and hot biscuits.  And rice pudding in lieu of birthday cake, which I happily obliged.  His mom joined us for dinner and told us all about the day he was born.  

It was a simple, happy celebration.


8 comments:

  1. He he... I chuckled when I read the sign. I get skeeved with ocean stuff too.

    Sweet birthday celebration :)

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  2. I'm loving this potpourri!

    Funny observations by Bekah, and happy birthday to Ron! Tim was 22 when we married, too!

    Deanna

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  3. Happy birthday to Ron! My husband was also 22 when we married (I was 23:).

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  4. Happy birthday to your Ron. He sounds like a gem! And I made the Greek Pasta Salad and served it for our dinner today. It was fantastic. Definitely a "keeper"! I had some beets and I added them to it....

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  5. Happy Birthday to Ron! He's just a kid. Even his mama doesn't look old enough to have a kid that old. Life really is all about the simple pleasures so I'm not at all surprised about lima beans and rice pudding. Well I am about those particular two things, but, hey, to each his own.

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  6. I like Dad's kind of birthday dinner. And I would have enjoyed being there to hear Mommom's stories. I think it's fun to hear all the details she remembers about each one of her children's birth days.

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  7. Oh, and I like the boiled cookie gift on the table. :-)

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  8. Hi CK! Just wanted to stop by and say how lovely it was to meet you yesterday! I look forward to seeing you here in blogland. Warm Regards, Karen

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