Showing posts from November, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.

There is no need to worry about buying presents for people who are hard to shop for and may or may not like your gift. The decorations are simple. It's also the least commercialized holiday. There is no "character" to represent it. It needs no one.

There is no need to run yourself into a frenzy to celebrate this holiday. It is a time to relax and be thankful for what you have. It is the one holiday that brings out the good in one another. It doesn't matter where you are in life, you can be thankful. It is a time to be with family.

The fall season is a time to watch the trees change their colors. And how beautiful are they!

The food is great. Not to mention the yummy desserts. It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without pumpkin and pecan pie. Why is it that you can eat pumpkin pie year round but it never tastes as good except on Thanksgiving day? Fluffy rolls, green bean casserole, stuffing and mashed potatoes with gravy. Mmmmm. A…


Has it been that long since I last posted? I can't believe it's almost the end of November already. Time just keeps flying by!

Got settled in the camper and I must say I really love living in the camper. At times I forget I'm not in a regular house because the camper is so roomy. Other times, I feel like I live in a tree house, though that's not a bad thing. It's just our bedroom is elevated and I can look down at the ground. I like the feeling it gives. My favorite place to sit is in the bedroom with the windows/curtains open on both sides and a nice sunbeam coming in.

It used to take me a very long time to settle my mind down and go to sleep. So much, that I swore I would not use the bed for reading or knitting so that I would associate it with sleeping time only. I have not had that problem for years though and as soon as I lay my head down to sleep, I'm out. In fact, Nick often forgets how easily I fall asleep now and will often wake me up within 10 minutes o…