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It’s been a very stressful time for so many people under our Texas sky this past week. While I am about 4 hours from Houston, it still felt close to home. A couple of things stand out to me as I’ve watched the awful aftermath of Harvey. One: awful things can happen to anyone; anywhere. It doesn’t mean that God doesn’t love you or that you’ve done something in your life to deserve this bad thing. We just have to realize that bad things just sometimes happen to us. Two: people are AMAZING. If it weren’t for the bravery and kindness of ordinary people; neighbors, some many more lives would have been lost. There was not one request made, that a citizen didn’t try to accomplish. A 15-year-old boy rescued a family of six plus their pets, by using his kayak to get them out. One at a time, he just did it. And you know what else? It didn’t make one difference to those rescuers if they were black, white, Hispanic, or otherwise- and I mean both the rescuers and the rescued. We were all just human beings. And THAT my friends, is really not just what Texas is, but what America is. When the angry voices are getting you down, please remember that.

Now, onto some fun. My feature pick for this week is Cotton Wreath Made from Cotton Garland from Vintage, Paint and more. I absolutely love the black an white combination of this design. Sometimes you just need to use a little imagination and you can take materials you have on hand, and make something wonderful!

Vintage, Paint and more... a cotton wreath made by wrapping a cotton garland in a circle and adding a ribbon bow, hanging on a chicken wire window frame


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