Golly geez whillikers! We enjoyed our family's Thanksgiving dinner with our two son's families last Saturday! Several little adorable Chauvins running around, fishing, playing on the hammock, enjoying Bo and Peep Duck and eating Thanksgiving dinner! Bo and Peep are used to peace and quiet and the only people around them are two old folks… Continue reading 11.27.19 Chauvin Family Thanksgiving Gathering 2019
Andrew Kane's mom had dementia. He wrote this FB post on the group Being Patient: Brain Talks which I read from time to time. It helps me a lot reading how others handle what they are going through or how the caregiver describes life with a dementia patient. My personal dementia journey has included so… Continue reading 11.23.19 “Gooch of the Day,” by Andrew Kane
Roy saw his orthopedic spinal surgeon, Dr. LaFleur, Monday. The MRI shows narrowing of his spinal canal and vascular claudication. Narrowing of the spinal canal is a narrowing of the spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on the nerves that travel through your spine. Surgery is probably needed for the spinal narrowing, either… Continue reading 11.20.19 Roy’s pain update
Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning the temperature here was in the mid-20s for several hours. This is unusual in Louisiana for November. It will be the end of what's left of our vegetable garden. This is our last Chauvin Produce Company report until next year. I'd give our 2019 garden a B-. After Roy… Continue reading 11.16.19 Chauvin Produce Company – end of season report! Bo & Peep Update!!
WHAT IS VETERANS DAY? Veterans Day, observed annually on November 11, is a tribute to military veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Not to be confused with Memorial Day, which honors those who died while in service, Veterans Day honors all military veterans, including those still with us. WHY VETERANS DAY IS… Continue reading 11.11.19 Veterans Day 2019 – To each and every one of you who serve, WE THANK YOU!
If everyone, yes I mean everyone, would be kind to others, this world would be so very different. This story touched my heart plus I loved it! Hope you do too! It started as a way to counteract things going wrong: A small-town movement to be kind to everyone. Now, it’s the goal of… Continue reading 11.09.19 ‘Be Kind! Just Try It! I Will!’ 98-Year-Old Leads Glenwood Minn. Kindness Movement
So many things to get down in writing here before I forget about them! Most recently, yesterday, and most important is a visit to a new orthopedic doctor Dr. LaFleur who did back x-rays on Roy which surprisingly showed he has an aortic aneurysm. We were not expecting that and were shocked. Roy was referred… Continue reading 11.05.19 Two weeks of Chauvin activities!
A THANKSGIVING GARDEN Plant three rows of peas Peace in our hearts Peace in our schools Peace in our world Plant four rows of squash Squash gossip Squash indifference Squash grumbling Squash selfishness Plant four rows of Lettuce Lettuce be faithful Lettuce be kind Lettuce be obedient. Lettuce really love one another No garden should… Continue reading 11.04.19 A Thanksgiving Garden
Wind. Pneuma. Spirit. Breath. The Spirit, Breath of the God-head, moves on and in us as HE desires carrying us ever deeper into the riches of the grace and truth of Jesus. What a glorious way to live: ushered through every day by the gentle nudging of the Spirit of Jesus! Sometimes the Spirit blows… Continue reading 11.03.19 A quiet thought for October 27th, by Rev. Bob Adams
'God is real & answers prayers' Mike Lefler, the associate pastor of ministries at Central Baptist Church in Conway, Ark., prepares to baptize Brenton Winn during a Wednesday night service in September. Church goers were left praising God after a former drug addict was baptized at a church he broke into and vandalized just six… Continue reading 10.31.19 Ex-drug addict baptized at church he vandalized 6 months earlier