We’re firmly into summer here which means a lot of staying indoors except in the early morning or evening. It’s just too hot. Yesterday afternoon the temperature was 98 with a heat index of 108. It was like a sauna. The little girls have a wading pool in the back yard but they’re only permitted … Continue reading Living life
My rosebud is opening up. Another bud is starting to open too. It’s been a busy couple of days, but in a way it feels like I’ve gotten nothing done. Don’t you hate that? So much of the work is intangible: taking care of small children which involves a lot of “watch me, Mama!” I … Continue reading Saturday morning
Catching minnows, wildflowers, racing swallows, and a picnic
“Heeeere fishyfishyfishyfishy...” Swallows were flying just above the ground.
+George H. W. Bush June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018 Memory eternal!
The Jesus Prayer
https://youtu.be/AiUp5ZBEBK4 Some folks have asked for the music to the hymn the choir sang last Sunday so I'm providing the PDF here. The original is available on Podoben but the choir liked the arrangement (a few minor changes) our girls came up with more. PDF: the-jesus-prayer-our-arr.pdf Images:
For His Mercy Endureth Forever
https://youtu.be/VfTVWHOHJcw O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever. To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth … Continue reading For His Mercy Endureth Forever
Dormition, Roses, Wool, Miniatures, and Clouds
Lately it's been busy and hot. Pretty much the usual. Cloud photography happens more days than not, and sometimes we get a bit of rain. We're in one of the few small parts of Texas that is not in a drought. I've made a few miniature sweaters. The first two went to Emily, the owner … Continue reading Dormition, Roses, Wool, Miniatures, and Clouds
Was about to start making prosphora and looked up to see this...
Storms at sunset
Time-Lapse of exploding cumulonimbus
Seen tonight at sunset. Severe thunderstorm warning alert right after this was taken. Still photos below video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=f7ISceg7xkk