Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sunday, August 13, 2017

How Eggstraordinary ;D

I could include quite a few more puns, but my Dad the punster just about had me ( in my brain, at least ), rolling my eyeballs every time he made one, so I think I'll leave well enough alone.

I was making dinner when one of the eggs I cracked open was a double yolker!
Maybe I'll be in for some Eggscellent luck? :)

Saturday, August 12, 2017


I haven't really taken the time that I should to take some nice photos with my lovely camera.  Most of the photos I take are with my cell phone, of the little boy, and most of the blog posts are over at HIS blog.

However, I HAVE taken it out, dusted it off, and started using it more, though. :)
A Self Portrait
Cats on a Hot Tin Roof
A Bouquet in Pastels

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Of Flora and Fauna

One of our potted plants was getting a little wonky and not in a position to get enough sun throughout the day, so I decided to shift it a little.
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Lo and behold, a pretty dry looking frog/toad that had been keeping damp under the flower pot.
He didn't move a muscle the whole time I was messing with the pot, and I didn't disturb him either.
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I did, however, flick this critter below off our bougainvilla plant with my fingers, dang grasshopper.
Praise the Lord we haven't seen quite the numbers from the Great Plague of a few years ago, which actually lasted a few MORE years! Ugh
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We haven't had many wild sunflowers this year.  Maybe it's because all the seeds got eaten by the birds, and whatever seeds that fell on the ground got carried away by the dang rats.
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I AM thankful though, that the RAT SCOURGE seems to be over, and we have had several families of stray cats hanging around this year to see to that.
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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Friendship Goals

I received a care package in the mail the other day from an old Primary and Secondary schoolmate of mine back in my little hometown in Malaysia.  We lost contact for a bunch of the "Uni years", but reconnected with the powers of Facebook.

She lives in Oklahoma now, but goes home to Malaysia periodically. She somehow knows how much I miss stuff from home and finds time to get some things together to send to me when she gets back.
And the thing is, I don't ever mention needing anything, or ask her when she is going home or anything like that. She just thinks of me and messages me when she has made plans to do so and asks if I need anything.

That really moves me each time, and I always thank her and tell her how much I appreciate the effort, and kindness, and just for thinking of me. I wish she really understood how much I am moved by her gesture.

Also, when my Dad died a few years ago, a florist suddenly appeared on our doorstep with a huge leafy potted plant from her, extending her condolences and sympathy.

Thank you for being so sweet and kind to me, Chee Wei!  You are truly what it means when we speak of "living out your beliefs", or "showing others the love of Christ through your life and actions".

I am very blessed to have you as a friend.