Hello readers, it's a hot and sticky Sunday evening in this first week of July with just a hint of breeze flowing through. Scattered showers have been popping up all around the state, and after a really humid day, especially when I'm almost finished with my part of the mowing, those pop up showers are welcome. In the past week, I've become a little girl again splashing around the waters that spill from our house gutters, washing my hair in the rain and cleaning my feet after a hot sweaty job.
And people, it feels good to just play. I'm about to tell on myself, when I say another play time for me is eating Oreo cookies with a tall glass of cold milk -- what I'm doing as I write this -- knowing that I've finished out a good day especially on a Sunday. This day is where you haven't anything particular or pressing to do. So you crash out on the couch and try to keep cool, then I begin to feel just a wee bit guilty for staying idle. At our house, I can always keep busy, but not today.
Sunday services were especially good today with recognition of "the woman who washed the feet of Jesus." This is one of my favorites in that the lady humbled herself before her Lord. What does it take in this day and time to be humble? Earlier in the week, I found a huge bag of plastic bottles and tops on the porch at the Friends of Paint Lick. We are collecting tops for bench, so thank you to whomever.
I suppose most of you who have Facebook know about the critter that took over my yellow hen's nesting crate for the second time this past week. This one and we've had several in the years living here -- he or she must have been over six foot long and he was stealing our soon to be baby chicks from under the old hen. Doug pulled the snake out twice and Joe took it away. Down the road a piece, I say because my two fellows say it can't benefit anyone if we kill the snake. Those two have a hard time killing rats or any kind of pesky critter. It's just not done around them. So, maybe this time, that certain reptile will stay away. Seems to me that it's a little hot for nesting new eggs, but you try telling a hen that.
Now on to more animal doings -- Mrs. Coy Burnam has a special request. She came upon a beautiful black cat that took up residence at her place and now Coy and her cat have six newly born kittens that will be ready for a good home around the middle of July. She tells me these kittens are really cute and will welcome anyone who would love a new pet. You can call me at 925-2203 or call Coy at 925-2871.
The Cartersville Ruritan Club will host another big fish fry this coming Saturday, July 13 from 4-7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come share in the good food and you might meet someone new. I am planning on Saturday night fish. The cost is $9 for some really good tastings of everything.
May God bless.