Thursday, September 25, 2008

I'm still canning. I have some layouts and photos and other 'stuff' to share soon. Probably some sort of a nice freebie too, if I can get it together.

Mom said this morning, as we were chatting about when Mr. Miles was little and they lived on the farm, that

"We had 5 long rows of corn. Mr. Miles used to go out and find the very first ripe cobs of corn. As the kids left home, the rows got wider."

I thought this was a poignant way to measure the loss of the children as they left home.


  1. sounds like a wonderful time ...glad you and mom are having some fun sharing stories about Miles...can't wait to see those layouts and and miss you sis

  2. Good Morning Barb:)
    Just popped in to say Hi.:)
    It sounds like you are having a wonderful time.Soo happy for you.!!
    I have been catching up on some cleaning around the house. Yesterday I spent all day in my son's room organizing it. Fun..huh?LOL It's a small room and he has lots of "stuff" if it isn't gets cluttered very fast.
    Thanks for the update and your story about Miles.:)It's not easy watching your kids leave home.I am blessed to still have my oldest two with us.:)
    Can't wait to see the pics you have taken.:)

    Have a wonderful day!


  3. Afternoon my dear friend- sorry haven't popped in sooner- Glad you have had a fun visit- and can't wait to see the pics either-lol
    Thanks for the big mention Barbs- wow- and the kind words too!
    Hope you have a super weekend. I'm going too- YIPPEEEE
    love ya lots

  4. Aww sorry you aren't feeling so well.:( I promise...I did not leave any germs here on my visits.I don't think I even sneezed when I was here.LOL The weather has turned cool the last couple of days and I had thought I was getting better..but this morning it was a little rough.:( Jim is still feeling his cold too.:( We started our colds with a sore throat and then the headaches.Sure hope you aren't getting that.It doesn't play fair!Grrrrrr!:(
    Get better really soon.Praying for you!



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