Sunday, June 28, 2015

Romans 8:28

IF you are His...!


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Coughing and Sore Throat Relief

I didn’t know to read the ingredients of cough drops before,
but when Mr. Man got strep throat the other week,
it hurt so bad that we were extremely motivated!

It turns out that Sucrets has a wonderful ingredient
for throat pain:  Dyclonine hydrochloride.

Did you know that?  I didn’t. 

And according to Mr. Man, 
it helped better than the Rx from the doctor!

But not all Sucrets are created equal...

The Vapor Cherry flavor has 3 mg., 
some others only have 2 mg.

 I think I’m also going to get some cough drops 
that have Benzocaine in them to have on hand, too.

I didn’t know about them at the time, 
and they sound like something definitely worth trying.

For coughing, sugar-free Ricolas won the prize.

(And sleeping in the easy chair.  L L L  )

But please, get the sugar-free kind.

I used the regular, sugared ones during my recent
respiratory bug and got a bad case of Oral Thrush.

You don’t want to mess with that!

“Live and learn and then get Luvs.”

Lucky Dog

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Thursday, May 28, 2015


What a crazy day! 

I woke up to my male cat doing this:

He was still there two hours later,
and I did not want to know what he was doing. 
Or hearing.  Or seeing.

It couldn’t be good.

Later, when I was in the next room, I heard crazy noises, like someone was trying to break into the house.  I knew somehow, though, that the cat was in the middle of it.

Sure enough, he was now in the Mud Room, looking behind the door. 

Great.  Whatever it is must’ve made a run for it, thus all the noise when the cat pursued.

I moved the door shut to show the cat that there wasn’t anything there, and there it was -- a baby mouse!!!

Merciful heavens!  We’ve never had a mouse inside our home before.  Like, ever!

Oh, my mind went to thinking of all the places in our house he could hide where I could never get him out if he got into the main house again.  

How could I trap him or at least keep him in the Mud Room?

First of all, you have to understand that there is a gap of over an inch between the Mud Room door and the floor.  So just closing the door and leaving him in there and waiting for Mr. Man to come home wasn’t going to work.

Fortunately, we had a big box in the Garage that I found to use as a trap.  I taped the flaps up, prayed first, took a deep breath, and essentially shoved the box against the mouse and baseboard.

Thank heavens he froze when I did all that, and he just got scooped up into the box and I was able to carry it out back, where I released him in the woods behind our house.

Then I came in and poured myself an ice cold Root Beer and let my adrenaline calm down.

The cat took longer.  He stared at the door for a good 20 minutes and then slept it off all afternoon. 

Who knows how long he had been the best Hunter ever??

Lucky Dog

p.s.  So sorry I didn’t get a photo of the little thing.  Taking a photo for the blog didn’t really pop into my mind at the moment.  He was cute, though, and looked just like the little mouse I found in the deer corn bucket that day.  (link)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

James 5 verse 11

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For instance, you know about Job, 
a man of great endurance. 

You can see how the Lord was kind to him
at the end, 

for the Lord is full of tenderness and mercy.

(The Living Translation,
Bill Bright Discover God edition)