Texas Part 1

I visited Texas this past week, including my sister and her husbands new home, my old stomping grounds in Waco and the all to familiar drive to my grandparents home in Granbury and reliving moments of my early childhood at their home in Midlothian. I arrived Monday evening and no lie our first stop, once [...]

Shade + Huey, our little fluffy monsters

I refer to my cats as monsters, not because I am mean or dislike them but they can be good little monsters or bad little monsters. I also truly believe that domestic cats are barely domestic, they clearly are more wild than my entirely dependent dog. Our little monsters came to us in 2011, Asher [...]

Photographs of Christmas Past -Clarke Family Style

This is the 1st Christmas Card Photo we took, in 2008. We had just moved to Waco for Hubby to begin his Seminary degree. This was our 2nd Christmas, the 1st was in Nacogdoches and I don't think we took a photo that year. If we did I don't have it. Christmas 2009, still living [...]

a reflection on our 6th wedding anniversary

Mr and I dated a mere 5 months before getting engaged. Although we were both members of our local BSM (baptist student ministry) I am sure folks wondered. My mom and dad made us wait to tie the knot until I was further along in my college education...preferably after I received my degree...did I mention [...]

Meet Shade, our Fluffy Panther + Huey, the Ragdoll Wannabe

Shade and his 4 brothers, were found by Mr. on Good Friday 2011. We had lost Sherwin on December 31, 2010, adopted Asher on January 3 but nothing could replace our beloved Sherwin. When he found these furry babies, I was out-of-town with Asher at my Grandmother's house for the Easter weekend. He sent me [...]