Sweet Sweet Spirit of Christmas!

I love this time of year with the jingle bells and corny holiday movies. Christmas will soon be here and I feel that sweet, sweet pureness of spirit.

Christmas Tree Lights

Christmas Tree Lights © 2013 Pat Ruppel

It’s quiet these days in the old homestead with just hubby and I.

Our daughters are now grown and married with families of their own. We are looking forward to seeing them over the holidays but it’s different these days ― not the same as when they were small children bouncing through the house.  Continue reading

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Thank You! Wonderful Team Member Readership Award Nomination

The Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

The Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

The end of June, I was honored to be nominated for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award. Thank you to my Scottish internet friend, Shaun Gibson at “Praying for One Day”, for this award.

We have become acquainted through the sharing and exchange of life’s stories and a connection in my father’s parents also being from Scotland.  Continue reading

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I’ve Been Nominated for the “I Am Part of the WordPress Family Award”

WordPress Family Award

I Am Part of the WordPress Family Award

Thank you Shaun Gibson, creator of this award, for nominating me for the I Am Part of the WordPress Family Award.

Shaun started this award because of how the WordPress family has taken him in, cared and showed him love.

He has a Scottish flare of covering a wide range of topics from politics, love of family, chronic pain to poetry or music.

There’s something for everyone. Please check out his site at “Praying for One Day”.  Continue reading

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