I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Monthly Archives: May 2022
Hello, Friends. I’m guessing you thought you were reading a letter from me, but, no, it was written by my mom, Amy. 😀 I guess you could say I came about my ranting honestly! I will point out how appropriate … Continue reading
Beyond that hill is a magnificent house owned by Sadie. As a young widow, Sadie had to work hard to supply food for her family. One day she plowed up a treasure. Half million dollars worth. Lots of money in … Continue reading
I find it funny that the “save the planet” people promote “save nature” but not people. Reminder: People came along with the planet. That bit of human at conception is definitely nature and remains such until death. “Pants are comfortable, … Continue reading
Eve beheld the fruit, So luscious, ripe, dewy red The first temptation. ********** https://ronovanwrites.com/2022/05/23/ronovan-writes-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-411-fruit-and-ripe/ Thank you, Ronovan, for hosting this challenge.
Sixty-two years of budgeting! Stella offered routine and capable service for forty years. Now she was retiring with no luxuries. If something cost more than $16, Stella didn’t buy! Her dad died and left $600 for Stella. Her chance for … Continue reading
Hey I’m sticking with more observations about Reuben. (If you didn’t read yesterday’s post, you might want to go there first. https://onetahayes.com/2022/05/22/where-is-reuben-when-theres-work-to-be-done/) Now, why do I say Reuben was woke. I’ll tell you. 1. He started out with an abundance of … Continue reading
A GRANDDAD CHALLENGE. “WHERE IS REUBEN WHEN THERE’S WORK TO BE DONE” This is a topic in a list of sermons in Granddad Jim’s Bible. I took it as a challenge to see what it might mean to me – … Continue reading
Following my theme of “don’t eat the daisies” which I have discussed https://onetahayes.com/2022/05/06/too-nice-to-call-eating-daisies-sin/ As Guardian Ad litem I sat in court waiting for my case to come up. The scenario before me was something like this. Judge to Grandparents who … Continue reading
Conversation with Pete, my twenty-something grandson. Pete, the chances are that you will walk in here someday and I will be gone. In that case, how will you finish this sentence? “I wish I had asked Grandma…..” What will it … Continue reading