If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday Hodgepodge

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1. When was the last time you chatted with a neighbor? About what? (sharing that last bit is optional)
Monday night. We were talking about my dog.

2. River, lake, ocean, or waterfall...which one are you most like and why?
I've got nothing for this.  So I'll just say the ocean because I love it so much.

Sunset at Myrtle Beach

3. July 13 is National Delaware Day. Ever been to Delaware? Delaware is called 'the first state' because it was the first to declare independence from the British. What's your state's nickname and does that moniker make sense to you? If you were in charge, what nickname would you give your home state?
No, I've never been to Delaware. Ohio is called the Buckeye State and also the Mother of Modern Presidents.  Yes, both make sense as there are a lot of buckeye trees in Ohio and because 7 presidents were born in Ohio.  If I were in charge, I'd use Ohio, the Heart of It All.  I heard that used before and I kinda like it.

4. What dish did you contribute to the last pot luck meal you attended? Do you have a go-to recipe for pot luck suppers?
Paula Deen's Not Yo Mamma's Banana Pudding. My go-to is a knock-off of Cracker Barrel's Hashbrown Casserole.

5. What is your number one tip for a brand new parent?
Don't worry about spoiling your baby. Hold him or her as much as you want. Enjoy every second because it goes by so quickly.

6. Insert your own random thought here.
Here's the proof that it goes by so fast. My little grandson will be ten months old next week. I swear it seems he was just born a few days ago.

Here he is in the hospital brand new

Here's me and him at about a week old

Here he is yesterday

Here he is with me yesterday.


  1. Oh my, what a head full of hair your grandson has at 10 months. Most of mine were either bald or so blond that they looked bald, for the longest time. He's adorable.

    Your sunset photo is absolutely glorious!

  2. He is so precious!! Grands are a blessing.

  3. Your recipes sound yummy. I love your advice for new parents. I'm so glad you were with your grandson yesterday. What a special treat and the time does go by so quickly.

  4. I love seeing the last photo! You can feel the love and joy you have for your grandson. So precious! Your potluck dishes sound delicious. Have a great week :)

  5. The food sounds really good. Love the pics of your grandson. Time just flies by and they grow up way too fast for me.

  6. Your grandson is so handsome and I like your advice for new parents. Thanks for sharing!
    Lori in Blue Ridge

  7. I just can't get enough of that picture of you and Colton. It's the best! I agree with your advice for new parents and it applies to grandmothers, too. Though we don't need to be told. Haha!

  8. You make Cracker Barrel's hash brown casserole? I'm coming to your house for breakfast!