I am happy to be home. Whether I am gone for weeks, days, or a few hours, I am always happy to see home. I know you all feel that way too. Home is where life is lived. Food is eaten, coffee drank, books are read, TV is watched, and love flows. It can also be the source of discord, hopefully not for long, It is our home, our refuge, where we go when we are in need of peace.
In my little house I am the boss! Since there is no one but me, I don't have anyone to boss.I would have loved for Curtis and I to grow old together, but it wasn't to be, so being the boss isn't necessarily the best thing, but it is what it is. This sign was made for me by Pam and Frank Hendrix, because I said this so often. It hangs on my kitchen island and if I want to have a pity party, I just read it.
At my house I realize I have too much stuff. Just too much, but I don't want to get rid of anything. Are you that way? Most of what I have now, is full of memories. Wonderful memories. Things I enjoy having around me. I don't want every inch of every wall full. Some people like that and would think I don't have enough. If I have a collection I like for it to stand out, not just fade into one big pile. Other people like lots of whatever they collect. I guess red ware and pewter are my biggest collections. I have packed a lot of things away. I throw my pewter into the corner cupboard and display some through out the house. Redware is the same.
When I come into my little house I see this.
PS: To all my readers, who I know personally, please don't think this blog is a place to brag about what I have. It isn't. It just started out as a sharing and decorating blog. Nothing to boast about here
PSS:Please continue to pray for little 10 year old Livvy Glenn
PSSS: You all know how much I love Susan Branch and her books. The Autumn Book I found in a little shop in Bar Harbor, so it is really special. Well there is a poem about home in this book that I thought you would enjoy. If you don't have the book, go get it. It is full of good warm fuzzies.
I want to thank Susan Branch for permission to use this.
Susan Branch - Heart of the Home | Main Page
Also Susan Branch. Com. I can't get it to link you to it, but you can also get her on FB