Wednesday, February 8, 2017

It's Been a While

It's been a while.

Well, it's been more than a while .... it's been a long time since I've shared anything here at Southern Lagniappe.  Not even a picture ... or a short story about planting flowers ... or a trip we've taken ... or the blue birds building a nest and having two sets of babies in our back yard.

My last original post was on December 4, 2015, and was a story about a beautiful tree I discovered in Vicksburg -- a Chinese Pistache Tree.

When I wrote that story, little did I know that over a year would pass before I would post an original story again.  It seems to me that it's been a lot longer than a year. I guess that's because a lot has happened during that time.

We sold our house in Vicksburg, and moved closer to our grandchildren (we live about eight minutes away from them now!).  And speaking of the grandchildren -- Avery Grace is 11 now, and Maddox is five ... and they are literally growing up in front of our eyes.

We are blessed to still have my parents with us.  They are doing well for their age (Mama's 90, and Daddy's 92 now), and they enjoy their independence, living each day to the fullest in their sweet little house in Louisiana, about two hours away from us.

I hope this finds all of you, my sweet blogger friends, doing well.  I have missed your sweet spirits and kind words, and look forward to dropping by your blogs for a visit to catch up on what's going on in your lives these days. 

I also look forward to sharing new pictures and stories ... especially with a promise of Spring just around the corner. Until then, my friends ... may God Bless and keep you.


Capt Elaine Magliacane said...

You are so lucky to have your parents still around... I hope they continue in love for years to come. So is the picture of the house, your new house or your parents house... or maybe where the grand kids live... I've missed your pictures of your garden, I hope you've started a new garden at the new house.

Beth said...

Welcome back - I've missed your pictures and gentle thoughts!

racheld said...

The bestest, brightest most wonderfullest moment of this eventful day!!!

I cannot believe my eyes. It's absolutely scrumptious to have you back.

I'm so pleased to see you I'd talk your ears tired if I weren't already just on that moment of doze that says GO TO BED NOW!"

What a fabulous happening this February night, with snow outside and such a bright warm place within. It's so good to see you!

moire non when I can string two words together,


Savoring Sixty said...

Glad you are back and glad I found your blog!