Saturday, February 21, 2015
For Saturday, February 21st, 2015
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST, 2015
27 DAYS UNTIL SPRING
Sunrise: 7:15 am
Sunset: 6:09 pm
Life is a Special Occasion!
Today is Women in Blue Jeans Day, a time to celebrate all the women who grow the food we eat, tend the animals we need for dairy, eggs, and wool, and those who choose to live a different kind of life far from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is a day to acknowledge the role rural women play in keeping America running from the barn and the field rather than from the board room. So take a moment to thank a woman farmer or rancher you know for tending the land, caring for the animals, and keeping food on your table.
If you can't see the Bright Side, polish the dull side
THOUGHT FOR TODAY
You're Never Too Old for Blue Jeans
It’s always weird for me to think that women just started wearing jeans basically within the last century. I’m really showing my age here. When I was a child about the only time I did wear jeans is when I visited my grandparents farm. I remember one time in particular when I got some flannel lined jeans to keep warm. For years women wore skirts and dresses for work and play. I also knew many women on farms that wore dresses day in and out too. In high school, the boys wore blue jeans but never the girls. Oh my how time has changed.
Now a days jeans are a part of every day life, where ever you are. Jeans are worn by young and old. They go to work, to school, and even go to church. I own a few pairs of jeans, but they are not my favorite thing to wear. I like a comfy pair of sweat pants more than anything and they are warm in the wintertime.
There is a lot of hard work to farming, and I’m very grateful that I got to experience what it was like to live on one. The days spent there were long ago and only for short visits of a week or two at a time during my childhood. I’m a city girl but the time on the farm was time well spent.
We may reach mid 30’s today but more snow is to come our way. The pictures shown today are from this time last year when it looked like the snow was melting a little. That has not been the case here, we are only accumulating up more.
I hope you all have a Super Saturday!
COUNTING MY GIFTS
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
Thomas A. Edison
Counting at least 3 things every day that I'm thankful for. Sometimes it seems as if I’m repeating a lot of things that I’m thankful for, but no moment is really ever the same and every day is a new beginning. There is always, always something to be thankful for.
2513. for all farmers, men and women
2514. for great memories, how times have changed
2515. for the days spent on the farm, they were wonderful
Enter into His courts with thanksgiving — and in His presence is fullness of Joy!
PRAYER FOR OUR TROOPS
Please pray for God's protection of
our troops and HIS wisdom for their
Lord, hold our troops in
your loving hands.
Protect them as they protect us.
Bless them and their families for the
selfless acts they perform for us
in our time of need. I ask this in the
name of Jesus, our Lord and Savior.
AND bless our Police Officers, Firefighters
and Paramedics and EMT's
GOD BLESS YOU ALL !
ADVICE FOR TODAY
There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.
A little smile, a word of cheer,
A bit of love from someone dear…