Archive: Life and Love

Lana Colvin Albers

Posted on: May 3, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 12 comments
Dear Readers, By now you know that Lanabird has gone to her Creator. The obituary is posted on her blog, but does not tell all that I want you to know. Lana loved the LORD. She loved the life here on earth that He gave her and the eternal life that He gave her through […]

April Roses

Posted on: Apr 23, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 4 comments
April showers are providing us with pretty roses before May. Ever-Lovin’ was watching Pretty Baby in the backyard when he stuck his head in the den door and exclaimed, “You need to get your camera and take a picture of the roses before the storms destroy them”. I got Trusty Camera, and the roses are […]

Springtime in Miss Jane’s Garden

Posted on: Apr 14, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 2 comments
I called Miss Jane.  “May I visit your garden?” “The daffodils are gone, but there are iris blooming and and some roses,” she replied.  “You are welcome to come.” And go I did.  It is always a treat to stroll through Miss Jane’s garden. A new wreath adorns the garden gate. The large hoop is […]

Pretty Baby Hunts Easter Eggs

Posted on: Apr 7, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 4 comments
First Baptist Church Richardson held a Hop and Hunt celebration.  There were cupcake walks, bounce houses, cookie decorating, trampolines, face painting, and more available for the children of the church and the neighborhood to enjoy.  At the end of the event, all the children were invited to an Easter Egg Hunt.  There were different areas […]

Margaret’s Treasures

Posted on: Mar 9, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: One comment
Many of us have treasures in our homes.  The special items that have tales to tell.  The stories tug at our heartstrings, Hearing Margaret’s stories was wonderful. On their first wedding anniversary Margaret and Don splurged and bought this scripture picture, and it has been displayed in their home ever since. This cabinet is a family piece.  Margaret […]

FBCR’s Estate Sale and My Lamps

Posted on: Mar 8, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 6 comments
The kind lady who left her home and contents to First Baptist Church Richardson’s Building Fund would be so pleased.  Ann and her crew of lay people (women and men) spent countless hours preparing and manning the sale.  When the dust settled, I believe the total for the sale was almost $40,000, and they still […]

Decorating the Cabinet Tops

Posted on: Feb 22, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: No comments
With a Little Help of Friends – Part 2- Margaret’s home has wonderful high ceilings (drool!), and she has space to decorate the tops of her cabinets.  The Fabulous Trio put together these vignettes on the tops of her cabinets.  Remember, this was a budget friendly project, and many of the items they used were things […]

With the Help of Friends

Posted on: Feb 19, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: 3 comments
We have all done it.  It is our turn to host a meeting or event in our home, and suddenly we go into overdrive to spruce up home sweet home. Margaret has certainly had her hands full during the last few years with taking care of ailing parents and successfully battling cancer.  So as she […]

Love Is…. at Mercy Street

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: One comment
It was good to be back at Mercy Street.  The middle school students were as lively and energetic as ever.  We now know some of the students better, and it is always a pleasure to visit with them. Love is in the air at Mercy Street. Two weddings are being planned for this spring. Love […]


Posted on: Feb 13, 2015        In: Life and Love        With: One comment
Happy Valentine’s Day! On this day, I cannot help but think of some of the Bible verses that speak of love and how we are to love one another. I would have loved to have heard John say, “Little children, love one another.”  or Beloved, love one another.  He repeated these phrases often – must be important. The famous […]