What’s All the Fuss? (Day 29 of Round Two)

Really? What is all the fuss about? Why worry about the relationship I have with Starbucks coffees, yummy cookies, pies, cakes, fast food delicacies like Chick-fil-A’s chocolate milkshake, or too many chicken nuggets in my box with a large sized waffle fry? What’s the harm? It’s not like my waistline has expanded so far that … Continue reading What’s All the Fuss? (Day 29 of Round Two)

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Saving Face (Day 26 of Round Two)

As the golf ball rolled down the concrete drive into the street, I cringed thinking of the 3-year-old running after it. My main concern was our neighbor-tot running out into the street to collect his ball. As I strolled over to my flowerbeds, inconspicuously trying to keep an eye on what might take place, it … Continue reading Saving Face (Day 26 of Round Two)

Riding out the Storm (Day 18 of Round Two)

Anxious thoughts during a hurricane obviously are different depending on your location and topography. Low area flooding is always a concern no matter where you live, as well as tornadoes that pop up unnoticed. For us, the biggest concern were the towering pines in our backyard. As the wind gusts arrived and the trees were … Continue reading Riding out the Storm (Day 18 of Round Two)

Hurricanes & Cookies (Day 13 of Round Two)

One of the past-times in North Carolina is waiting for Hurricanes to make landfall. How should I pass the time while I wait? While waiting for Hurricane Irene in 2011 I played putt-putt! Obviously, we weren’t expecting a direct hit or major flooding. But with Florence, all I want to do is eat! And when … Continue reading Hurricanes & Cookies (Day 13 of Round Two)

Person-Driven Life (Day Eight of Round Two)

Yesterday I finished up the Seventh and final day of No bread No pasta No red meat However, I keep going with the “no sugar, no dairy fast” for the month of September! Changing my focus is a daily, hourly, moment by moment adventure. I’m thankful for the Word of God always bringing me back … Continue reading Person-Driven Life (Day Eight of Round Two)

It’s A Hot One! (Day Six of Round Two)

The days are growing shorter. As summer sprinted across my calendar and September arrived on the scene, I felt gypped! Where had the summer gone? And yet, suffocating heat with summer’s balminess has continued into September and with the absence of rain, I feel the ground has even begun to moan. But now, I’m ready! … Continue reading It’s A Hot One! (Day Six of Round Two)

Whew! that was a close one! (Day Three of Round Two)

What doesn’t belong in this picture? “It is better to say nothing than to make a promise and not keep it,” (Ecclesiastes 5:5, NLT). As I explained in my blog post “Round Two,” I chose to participate in another “no sugar or dairy fast” for the month of September. But for the first week, I … Continue reading Whew! that was a close one! (Day Three of Round Two)