When You Grow Up Poor, Nobody Likes Christmas

In my previous post “Are You Looking at My Boughs!?.”  http://www.juliemahan.com/2015/11/23/are-you-looking-at-my-boughs/ I mentioned that I asked a male and female questions regarding their Christmas celebration experiences. I touched on the female’s in that post, so I will capture the male’s…

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Are You Looking At My Boughs?!

This will be the first post in my Christmas series titled; Who Put the “HECK” in Deck the Halls!? Before, starting I put some questions out there, to get the opinions of others regarding their celebration of Christmas. My first two revelers, one…

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A Childs Giving Heart

Today, I passed up a Salvation Army bucket without so much as a nickel or dime in my purse to share. My heart still feels a twinge. I was however, on a mission today involving several “giving” opportunities. It really…

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Forever is a Long Time

The storms of the day are passed, and evening finds me curled up under a soft warm throw, cozied up in the recliner …God is good. With my ipad in hand I scroll through endless photographs of breathtaking views that gifted…

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Doin’ the Wobble

We are fast approaching our G’babys birthday, and she has put in the request to have a skating party. This brings excitement to my young heart/soul but terror to my old body. I fondly remember the old playschool toy slogan…

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I’m Not Sorry

When, I work at my desk all day, it makes my back and body ache. I usually start around 5 a.m. so by 9 a.m. I’m ready for a stretch. A few days ago my stretch didn’t happen until about 11 a.m. I…

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Now, That’s Hot!!

An autumn chill is in the air. I make my way out to the patio, around the time the sun lays it’s sleepy head to rest. Conditions are almost perfect. As the first flame on my kindling rubs off on the loose bark,…

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