No, folks, they don’t. If you are under the mistaken – and let me repeat that again – MISTAKEN – assumption that mothballs deter snakes, I am here to tell you that they do not! Repeat – DO NOT! After lifting up one of the dog’s blankets and finding a coiled up snake, I was told by many to scatter mothballs around my Garden House and the dogs kennel to deter…"Mothballs DO NOT deter snakes!"
You may have noticed that I post a load of pictures on Facebook and Instagram of my two West German Shepherds, Ryka and Calypso. I adore my four-legged companions and all my friends know this. They love tagging me when they find posts about shepherds. This story was shared by a friend this morning and it touched my heart so deeply that I wanted to share it here. Hero Dog Takes Bullet to Save…"Hero Dog Takes Bullet to Save Family"
I was bound and determined today to sit down and just write. It’s something I’ve been feeling the need to do and not having the time to do. It’s Lent for anyone who is Catholic and a time of reflection; at least that seems to be the theme of the homilies at church these days. I don’t know if I just didn’t understand exactly what reflection was, or just wasn’t in a place to reflect.…"Lenten reflections along the bayou"
My dad passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 84. He had been struggling for a while, suffering from Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Parkinson’s. The one person who should have been holding the family together, was more instrumental in tearing it apart so that now we are a family divided. The last time I visited with my dad was this summer. He didn’t seem to know who I was. He still looked well and I…"Memories of my Dad"
We all have stories to share with our children and grandchildren. Whether it’s a proud moment, memories of grandparents, or a lesson you’ve learned, Memories of Me: A Complete Guide to Telling and Sharing the Stories of Your Life helps you put the episodes of your past onto paper and share them with loved ones. Inside you’ll find • Simple, down-to-earth instructions to get you started • Worksheets with in-depth brainstorming exercises to spark recall •…"Memories of Me: A Complete Guide to Telling and Sharing the Stories of Your Life by Laura Hedgecock (Review)"
Never let it be said that life around me is dull; I’ll just make my own fun. Yesterday was mow the yard day. Trawling season here in South Louisiana opened so Hubby was occupied for the day and I was looking for something to do. Ryka and Calypso love to ride the new mower so after all was said and done (the yard mowed) it was have some fun time. I pulled up to the…"My Life in Review – Never let it be said that life is dull"