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Staying at home away from people is right up my alley.

However, I do miss being able to get what I want for the weeks’ groceries in one darn trip, but other than that and worrying a bit about my older friends and family, and watching church online…. things are not that different in the Maxwell House.  I do wish the media and experts would just say “we don’t know” instead of guessing. I had to laugh about the letting people out of jails to stop the spread, when the prisoners were in jail, they were contained but let’s make the decision to let them out and tell the to self contain. Obviously, they’re good at following laws. SMH. Buncombe county blows my mind. Tests sites closed because of not enough test and/or they don’t want you out if you’re sick to see if it’s covid you have symptoms for that brought you out to be tested. Just stay at home unless you can’t breathe, but don’t be around anybody just in case. They may as well say “we don’t want to know how many have it.”

I’ve been trying to get a photo of the turkey in our yard all fluffed out. The husband came in and said the male attacked his truck tire and chased the truck so I needed to be careful walking to the mailbox. So, I went out with my camera. I got more than I bargained for. #turkeynuggets

We went for a drive and I laughed when I saw a cow pasture with the cows all spaced out funny. Apparently, they were told the 6′ rule too.

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Fear Not.

Just thinking of all the social distancing things I could do. How about you?

I’m kinda glad we’ve stopped the handshaking, touchy-feely stuff regardless. Yes, my mom could tell you a story about me in 3rd grade  and I think it is great more people are practicing basic hygiene. Hope both of those keep on!

I used to protest about my parents making me go on Sunday drives. Sounds like a perfect thing to do now.

Read books from my huge TBR, heck that alone could last for years probably and if not I could also download more without being in contact with anyone.

Clean out the closets

Get paperwork or photos caught up

Love on my furbaby

Go for a walk in the woods.

(Continue) Working in the yard

Call a friend on the phone and chat over a cup of coffee.

Tell a healthcare worker, “thank you”


Keep Calm, Wash Hands, Fear Not.

Matthew 6 Do Not Worry

25“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life “


As an under 50yo I am not really concerned with getting Covid19, I mean I don’t get the flu shot either, that they have a vaccine for, even if it’s only the right strain part of the time, but that said, I don’t want to spread any germs to the older folks or those with COPD, emphysema, diabetes or otherwise compromised health that might not be able to kick Covid any better than they could the flu.  With all colds, flu etc we always just stay home, away from others, take extra vitamins, treat the symptoms and wait for it to run its course.

a side thought or two:
Wondering if we’ll soon find out how much of our food, including pet food, is in part coming from China. Bet it’s not just those Chinese made pet jerky treats for dogs. #shoplocal

I hear there has been a run on some foods in addition to toilet paper, which makes no sense. Hey, maybe icecream for dinner will become a thing for other families too 🙂 #brightside

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Heron Hawks, Swans, and bells at Furman University, plus one SC waterfall

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Karen, June and I started EARLY. We considered some waterfalls in SC but since hubby will waterfall with me, and one of them had been to the park before, I wanted to go to Lake Conestee Nature State Park.  I’m sharing pics on here, but know that I can’t sell any of these for a book cover. They have a lengthy confusing photography terms page on their site that is like nothing I’ve ever seen for a state park. It’s like they wrote it for professionals selling prints, who had to pay for session fees then threw in some info for amateur photographers and then went back and edited it so much it was just confusing. Kinda left a negative feeling about the park IMO. Continue reading

It’s been two years

It has been two years since we lost our sweet Trinity. I still can not quit replaying that day in my mind. I would’ve hoped it would have gotten easier to remember just the good things. With all deaths, I’ve had a list of “should’ve, would’ve, could’ve” but not like her unexpected death. I won’t rehash what I’ve already said. I’ll just try to cherish each day I have with those I love and not constantly think that it may be the last time. Kinda weird you hardly ever never know when “the last time” is. Continue reading