Category: Personal

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Happy Fourth of July!

I can’t imagine that Daddy was happy with the composition of this picture. After all, in 1950, this just wasn’t how most people holding a twin reflex camera tried to capture a scene.  ...

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Hearts, Home, and Hope

One of the first slides I scanned is this image of our grandparent’s home.  Built in about 1948, this is the home that served to connect our family members to one another. Cousins, aunts,...

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Shoveling Snow

We don’t get much snow in Memphis, and the snow we do get is typically gone within a couple of days if not a couple of hours.  However, we haven’t always lived here.  As...

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A Truly Good Thing

Good thing I’m a gadget-girl.  Ask my husband.  He’ll tell you that it’s hard for me to walk away from a good gadget.  I also love color.  Especially bright pink.  That’s a good thing,...

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Flay Day 2012

To celebrate Flag Day (and just for fun), Sarah and I worked together to create some truly fun, vintage-inspired images. I had borrowed my dad’s Army uniform from my sister who has legal, full-time...

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A Little Light Please

Yes, it’s been forever since I’ve posted. Tomorrow I’ll begin sharing pictures that illustrate the reason for the long silence, but today I’ll reveal the cause:  There was mold in them there Hills’ (house).  ...

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Tomato Cage Christmas

I’ve been seeing so many Christmas tomato cage ideas on Pinterest, I decided to share how we’ve been creating tomato cage topiaries for nearly 15 years.   I first saw the idea of twisting a...

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Sneak Preview

OK…….I can’t resist….our Christmas card is in the works and I had to give you just a little sneak preview.  Jokingly, I claim that we have a fan base for our Christmas cards. Therefore,...

Seek the Welfare of the City… 0

Seek the Welfare of the City…

“Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you…”  Jeremiah 29:7 We were involved in a wonderful community service project on Saturday in which churches from all over the city joined together...

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Something Different

Tim and I just returned from 10 days on the coast of Oregon + Redwood National Park + Crater Lake.  For something just a little different than my regular restoration posts, here’s a link...