Tuesday, January 16, 2018


So far this year isn't shaping up as great as I had hoped it would be. Its been super cold and snowy a lot. My water lines were froze for days.  The toilet has been frozen and then got backed up and have to have a new line put in.  A man from my hometown community died. He was just the nicest man and always smiling and so friendly. I was very disappointed because the person responsible for his arrangements was selfish and lazy and did absolutely nothing. Not even graveside services. This man was a veteran who earned a purple heart and touched so many lives and yet nothing was done to show respect for him. Just dumped in the ground. Fortunately a friend of his did bug the funeral home enough that he found out when he was being buried and showed up at least. I thought surely the church he had attended for my whole life would at least have a memorial service but they did nothing.

I was wheezing pretty badly the past couple of days but other than that I felt the same as usual. Yesterday at work I started to notice some pain and discomfort on my right lung side. The longer the day went the worse it felt. I hadn't been sick at all but it felt like I have felt in the past when I had pneumonia. Sure enough, after work I went to MedExpress and got a chest xray and I have pneumonia in the right lung. So I took off work today to rest and I do feel slightly better. Not as much pain but still tired.  Hoping for a speedy recovery.

Saturday, January 06, 2018

Colder than Alaska

So far this year has been colder than most. It has been down to -2 and the windchill has been -17. Its so cold that my water has been froze for days. The roads are slick as snot.  Even the Kanawha river has froze over. People have been posting pictures of driving 4 wheelers on it. Of course I expect one of them is going to end up crashing through the ice.  Even the water at work froze over yesterday.  Today it is up to 9. The weather channel claims that by Monday its going to start being in the 30s for the next week. I am hoping every thing melts up so I can get the laundry and the dishes all done up.

Its been pretty sad, I have heard of at least 2 people being froze solid and a few pets. One poor dog was chained in his dog house but the fool owner didn't have a lick of bedding in it or nothing. I have worried about the stray cats I feed. I can't bring them in because the dogs aren't good dogs when it comes to cats. I rigged up some tarps around the porch to block wind and then i cut a whole in a storage tote and put blankets in it for them. I read that they need extra food when its so cold so I have been giving them a bunch of dry food but also canned cat food, tuna etc..So far it appears to be working, They are still alive and active after about 10 days of this deep deep freeze.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Starting over again, yet again

Its been ages since I posted. My health has just been so awful. I feel like I am in constant intense pain and barely able to move most days. I am so tired of living this way so I am going to make some health changes for the upcoming year. One of the biggest is that I am going back on the low carb diet. I really need to lose weight but that's not my reasoning for choosing this diet. When I am on the low carb diet after about 4 days or so, I am almost totally pain free. All the swelling in my hands, feet and legs is gone. The only place that hurts is my lower back and hip but they are way more bearable.  And since its a new year, my insurance starts again so I can go to the chiropractor again for 12 visits. I am going to go once a week and then when those visits are done then I am going to go every 2 weeks since I will have to pay myself.

So today is the first day for me even though its not the new year yet.  So far I have only had water to drink. I didn't really have time for breakfast so I snacked on string cheese. Lunch is cheeseburger salad.

Cheeseburger Salad
3/4 cup cooked crumbled hamburger
baby spinach
shredded cheese
ranch dressing

I didn't put amounts because it really depends on how much of each you want in there. I don't like lettuce so I prefer to put baby spinach in my salad and I like a lot of tomato and cucumber. Then I sprinkled shredded cheddar cheese over the whole thing and add a dollop of dressing. Yummy and filling since it has meat and veggies.

Say a prayer for me that I can stick with this considering how much it helps my health.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Let The Little Children Come aims to provide effective gospel tracts and evangelism tools and resources for children. It is the hope that these tools and resources will help you in conveying the powerful gospel message to children. The gospel tracts are all specially designed to capture and hold the attention of children, while not distracting them from the core message of salvation through Jesus Christ.


Links to buy the individual tracts inside the sampler pack

My Thoughts on the Let the Little Children Come sampler pack:

I have taught girls club, Sunday school, youth groups, etc. and I loved this pack.  Honestly I think it would be an awesome idea to buy 10 sample packs just to have all the different gospel tracts etc and use them for a Vacation Bible School setting. I looked at the prices for the sample packs versus the price per individual bundle and I don't believe there is any price savings by buying the sampler pack, I just like that all the different gospel tracts are in one plastic sleeve (which is very sturdy and handy) so that way you could label each set per child versus having to separate the individual purchases up. I had fun making the bracelet, reading the various pop up gospel tracts etc with the kids. Just an awesome idea for any church organization although you could even use the sampler kits in a homeschooling situation. Another really neat idea with gospel tracts is to include them in candy bags at Halloween. Fewer and fewer children are being exposed to the Gospel these days. Parents aren't taking them to Sunday School like they used to when I was growing up. So I like to put a couple of neat gospel evangelism tracts about salvation in the bags of Halloween candy I give out so they can look them over.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. My opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

CP French Coffee Press 8 Cup (1 liter, 34 oz) Review

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What is the worst coffee drinking experience? Coffee grounds in mouth! This introduces the innovated and unique double screens system which is the only one in coffee press market. By adding the second screen, the primary screen will touch the glass wall more tightly and evenly. At the same time, the second screen will filter the tiny grounds which pass through the primary screen. No more grounds in your coffee by using coffee press. You will love it after using it. Your loved ones will appreciate it and think of you happily every time when they enjoy the coffee from your gifts, coffee press. 2 pieces bonus stainless steel screens(over $25 value)---free!! When you receive coffee press it will be delivered in a solid packing and it comes along with 2 pieces extra screen. There is a limited quantity for this valuable bonus. Please check the reviews of this item, you will find our French coffee press is "great as wedding, house warming, retirement & birthday gifts for coffee lovers". We are pleased to announce: this French press has been rated as:"1 best seller","1 most wished for" & "1 gift ideas" in coffee press by amazon.-The real 1.

Watch this video to know how to use this wonderful French Coffee Press

I have always wanted a French coffee press because I have heard they make the coffee just taste so much more flavorful. After trying out my new coffee press I can agree with that statement. And a big plus is that even if the electric goes out, if you have a way to heat water, you can have coffee using the French press. My only real issue was the apparently they have ran out of the extra screens (it did say limited number) and I didn't get those. Extra is always nice, but what I have worked just fine.

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I received one or more products mentioned above free or at a reduced price for review purpose. No other form of compensation was received. My opinions are my own. Your opinion may vary from mine. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

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