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Just a little photo-inspiration from my drive home last night.

This is Monts-sur-Guesnes, a sleepy little village about a 1/2 hour away from our house. I drive through it 4x/week and sometimes stop there to pray for the city as well as for our local Senator… an incredibly hardworking man who still works there as a pharmacist as well… when he’s not senatoring.

I’m working on a longer post… but it’ll be a bit of time coming. I just didn’t want to miss our weekly appointment!

Enjoy your coffee with views of Mont-sur-Guesnes!

God bless your Saturday!

A New Week

A New Week

There are days that begin early: Earlier than they typically do, earlier than they otherwise would need to, and earlier than is enjoyable… but you endure them because they’ll make someone else’s life easier.

That’s why I have a picture of my eyeglasses as today’s feature image.

Soph had to be in Poitiers for an 8:00am class, and mine didn’t start until 9:00am. To avoid the heavy morning traffic on the main road to Poitiers, or the cost of the highway, we take some winding little country roads which, during the daylight hours, take you through cozy villages and across swaths of arable fields. The earlier the departure, however, the more those same winding little country roads are a source of mild anxiety.

They wouldn’t be if I was driving them alone, but I’m not. I have to share them with a number of French Mario Andrettis. You remember the name Mario Andretti don’t you? He was a Formula 1 race-car driver. Enough said!

We did arrive safely, and I’d set my glasses on the armrest while enjoying my coffee and a few minutes of quiet before facing the day!

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Launching into 2023!

Launching into 2023!

There’s something awfully satisfying about getting up on a Saturday morning, getting ready to make some honey toast (’cause that’s what you’re craving), seeing that there’s none in the cupboard, and then realizing that… No Problem!

No need to choose between either running to the store to get some (before you’re even ready to face the day) or having to go without.

Why? … because you’re a hobby beekeeper and you have a shelf-full in the garage.
Thank you bees. Saturday morning is saved!

Now… let’s jump into the first post of 2023.

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24 Days of Ornaments – 22

24 Days of Ornaments – 22

Welcome to day twenty-two of my advent calendar of ornaments. This year, rather than 2020 & 2021’s Cheesy Christmas, it’s our hodge-podge of a Christmas tree that’s front and center… I’m giving you a tour of our tree, one ornament at a time, until Christmas Day.

Today’s ornament is 100% new & no exotic story to it… still, we kind of love it…

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