Gaudy Chicken Lamp – From Old to New

Gaudy Chicken Lamp – From Old to New

My husband laughed as he steered me toward a hideous chicken lamp at the Habitat for Humanity Restore.  He knows I love chickens, so the peeling silver chicken sitting on an old sugar bucket struck him as amusing.  He was correct.  I thought it was tacky myself, but I couldn’t resist the idea of possibly making it look a little better to put a little fun into our house. He laughed as he took it to the counter and asked, “How much will you pay me to take this away?”…

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Reflections of 2012

Reflections of 2012

No matter how old I get, it seems I’m constantly reminded of what I never seem to learn.  Despite my age and experience in life, I still tend to trust too much, to believe people will do the right thing by others, and believe friends support friends and family supports family. If you’ve never read Ann Frank’s Diary, it’s an amazing read considering her age.  From a young girl, such deep thoughts are conjured up regarding human beings.  When I think of what she personally had gone through in the…

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