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Magical Moment 318, "Texified"

This morning, I woke up to the smell of biscuits and sausage sizzling in the kitchen. After I ate breakfast, I attended a small Baptist church in the middle of nowhere along a country road. After the service, we ate dinner together at a church potluck - a scrumptious combination of country ham, red beans, and cornbread. Later, I fed and watered the chickens and collected the hen's eggs - a dozen and seven (which I know to be fewer than normal lately). Then, I snuggled up in a handmade quilt (made by Great-grandma Grimes), and watched the Dallas Cowboys on TV. Outside, the fish are swimming in the pond, the chickens are clucking in the pen, and the tractors are collecting dust. I said my first "ya'll" a few minutes ago. I've been Texified.

They do have some beautiful sunsets though

The newest rooster, a Banty

Merry Christmas, ya'll

Comments

Steve Gravano said…
What a beautiful sunset. I can appreciate the beautiful sunset, but I only enjoy the Cowboys when the Giants are winning! Have a great time in the Lone Star State!
Y'all seem to be having a good time! Merry Christmas!!
Hilary said…
Sounds like you're having a lovely time. :)
Dawn said…
That is one beautiful day and sky!!!
Ya'll have a wonderful Christmas as well;)
Thanks for your comments, ya'll! :)

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