Thanksgiving is blissfully behind us. It was a quiet, peaceful day in the Red Bird Acres household. We no longer have family nearby to grace our humble home in the pines. That’s OK. I’m thankful for what we have. Our meal was the perfect amount with some leftovers for today’s repast. It was scrumptious.
🎄 🍁 On the Friday after, the Fall decorations will mingle with the Christmas ones as I slowly unpack the next season from it’s year long hiatus and pack up the Thanksgiving themes. All three Christmas trees are up. A fourth one may even make an appearance, if I feel like it and can find the room. I also decorate the dog 🐶 washing and feeding area. Hey, they want to be festive too! 😊 This morning it was dark, cloudy and rainy when we also helped for about an hour decorating our Church. Now the wind is howling, the clouds are clearing with the sun peeking tentatively through, and the air has a sharp crispness about it. There’s a cold front moving in. ❤️✨
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. 🎅
If you’re on the road, praying for traveling mercies all around. I hope your day is blessed.
Greetings gentle readers! I do apologize for not posting more this month. I appreciate your patience. I have no excuse except pure laziness and I needed a break. ‘Tis time to get back to sharing events, dull as it is, and getting on with life, me thinks. 🙂
First, Happy Thanksgiving! The above photograph is me near Thanksgiving at the age of 6 years. Our school used to dress up for each Holiday. I’m glad my Mother had the presence of mind to photograph these events, otherwise, I would have no memory of them.
I’ll keep this brief today, as we must begin preparing the cornucopia from God’s blessing for a late repast. I pray your day is joyful, prosperous, and full of love. Let’s remember to be thankful for all God has granted us, especially our salvation through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Good morning folks! We’ve been at it again with the minor home remodel. Did one more update to this temporary earthly home, and, it is temporary, for one day all of us who Believe will be forever with our Lord Jesus Christ in Glory. Amen!? ❤️❤️ I am SO thankful that this is all temporary.
We built our current house in early 1993. Until recently, most all the lights and faucets were original and they were really showing their age. Some had even become non-functioning. The master bathroom faucet 🚰 was so badly corroded from before the water softener install (yeah, our county has ‘hard’ water) that it was impossible to clean it properly or get a flow from it. But, first item to address was the antiquated lighting. Steve removed the chrome trim then handmade a matching wooden trim out in his workshop. He then stained it to match the solid pine cabinets. We used the same lights! No rewiring, no fuss. Cost: $0 because it was left over wood from other projects. Win win!
Next problem to address was the faucet, or as I call them the “spigot”. Sorry I didn’t take a before photo. All I can claim is major brain fart this week. 😁 Anyway, below is a snap of the new one already installed. We both did try to change it out ourselves because plumbing is easy but neither of us have the shoulders for it anymore. We ended up calling a local plumber and he did it in 50 minutes! 😘 Wow. I was impressed because under the sink it was so badly corroded he had to cut it loose. That was only $90. I felt like a winner with that too. Well done kind sir. 😉
After having Delta faucets all these years it was time for an update. This one by Moen has more clearance under it. The water flow is so smooth now. I’m really glad we chose this one.
Everything else is going well in our neck of the woods. Steve’s Mom turned 92 last week. We took her out to Captain Joe’s Seafood Restaurant for her birthday. She sure is getting frail, bless her heart, and her bladder fistula is making her burn again. I can’t stand to see people hurt. I’ve been praying diligently that she will be healed.
Please keep praying in Jesus’ name about America y’all. Pray that God will continue to keep us safe from the demonic culture that wants us dead or in compliance and all for the love of money and power. This way of thinking has invaded our Country like a rip tide at the beach waiting to suck down all the confront it with truth and now sits in the Oval Office ready to drown us all including themselves. But, whatever happens, to God be the glory and may His will be done.