Thursday, June 11, 2015

A Day Trip

Every year, we make a trip to Dallas for the hub's yearly checkup.  This year, we made it in the middle of the terrible rainstorms that hit the state last month.  It was foggy most of the way there, with the sky clearing a little by the time we got there.
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I've always been fascinated by all the different over under intersection bridge overpass underpass thingies.
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and of course, there's always whining longingly to the hubs each time we pass Six Flags. :) Except these days, I would probably turn green at the gills on the first ride.
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The little boy was quite the trooper and kept himself occupied with different activities.
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We went through Deep Elm/Ellum, which was pretty cool,
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and dropped by Costco for a short spell..
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The rain had let up a whole bunch by the time we were headed back in the evening, but there were still some magnificent clouds in the sky as we headed off into the sunset.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

New Life

We had some Cardinals make a home in one of the rose bushes round back.  It was an exciting time.
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At first we spied the nest, then the eggs, and then finally, the little birdies with their mouths wide open.
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Unfortunately, we didn't get to see the moment they flew away tho.
Maybe they will be back next year :)

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Fearsome Clouds

I have never had so much fear of the clouds and the sky as I did today.

Sure, there have been really crazy skies this past month, like these photos from several weeks ago,
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but they are NOTHING compared to what was going in the skies over us today.

I walked outside before dinner time, and saw the dark storm clouds literally swirling above our house.

SWIRLING IN A CIRCULAR MOTION.

REALLY FAST.

The clouds in the photos above, were like child's play compared to what was going round and round right above our heads.

The hubs got some video, I believe ( and photos?), but all I could do was stand there and pray. Frantic praying.

After a while, the swirling lessened, and although the clouds did not dissipate, I was saying prayers of Thanksgiving right away. 

It rained pretty hard and hailed some afterwards, and there was some leaking in the RV, but I felt very blessed and lucky.

Oh, and then I find out we have THIS to look forward to. :)

Sunday, May 10, 2015