Filling in the blanks

It’s been way too long since my last post, so I thought that I would fill in the blanks for you.
From October through December we had a steady stream of house guests…mostly family. For some, our house was the final destination. For others, it was a place to break up a long drive and rest for the night. So, if you’re wondering what I’ve been doing, one good guess

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would be laundry.
Another good guess would be

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hanging out in the Smokey Mountains. We were there the second week in November, and we were not alone.

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This time Tommy and Donna came with us. We had a fabulous time!
While we were gone,

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Autumn came to Woodworth. Better late than never, right?
As Christmas neared, the boys

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decorated a tree in the yard

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with snacks for the birds.

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We all thought it was a good idea…

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especially some of the girls. That’s all I have to say about that.
Josie loves animals,

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and is becoming quite the little farm girl.
Our family has grown since last I wrote.

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We now have a Border Collie named Piper.

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He is three month old, and I don’t mind telling you that Piper is hyper.
For those of you who have come to know and love my family in Alaska, I would like to share that last week,

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Blanche went to sleep on the peaceful shores of Daniel’s Lake, and woke up on the other side of the Jordan River.

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She was ninety seven. I feel sure that when the angels came to get her, she said, “Do I need my purse?” I will miss Blanche. She made me smile.

7 thoughts on “Filling in the blanks

  1. You are the only person I know who can sum up the precious memories of three months in less than, I don’t know, 200 words???
    Beautiful images that allow me to share in the uniqueness of your life. I’ve missed you!
    So sorry for the loss of Blanche in your life. I know she touched your heart deeply.

  2. Glad your back–I’ve missed your beautiful pictures and loving, heartwarming stories. Will keep thoughts of your friend Blanche close–and Happy, Healthy 2014.

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