Saturday, June 29, 2013

We're moving about 15 minutes from here.  From the city, I say that tongue-in-cheek, to the county.  And alllll the land to the south of us is BLM land so no one will ever build in front of us.  Not that there's much building going on anyways.  It's a manufactured home built in 1998 and it's on 4.5 acres.  You enter into the living room and to the right is the hall to two small bedrooms and the bath and in front of you is the living room and to the left is the kitchen and dining room, then a short hallway to the laundry room and pantry, master bedroom at the end of the hall with its own bathroom and two walk-in closets.  The front view is all the way to the mountains on the other side and also you can see a little curve of the Rio Grande river. 

Technically, we're waiting to hear on our final loan approval Monday, so my husband just told me not to get overly excited, which, out of breath, I told him it's too late.  I'm excited!  And we already agreed that in our new place we will remove our shoes at the front door to keep the carpet nice like we used to do when we owned a home in California.  And it has a pantry!  Space.  Sigh.

It's 1200 square feet which is bigger than I wanted, but not too big.  It's has a dirt road about 1/8th or 1/4th of a mile to the front door from the old highway.  It's very bumpy which is fine for the truck, but in my little car I'll have to drive slow.  Best of all it has a well built corral for the girls (Bella the horse and Becca the mule) and a very nice covered area for hay.  It has a bomb shelter.  So, Kathryn, you can come to my house if you need protection from any bombs. 

I want to put some water out and see if we get any quail or birds out there.  I love bird watching.  We had a bird bath outside our dining room window in California. 

It has a private well and my boss at work spent a few long minutes Friday telling me horror stories about drought and people's wells going dry.  I can't walk in fear about that though.  A lot of people have wells.

I pray the inspections all go smoothly and that we hear that we got the loan on Monday!   

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

"And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done."  Romans 1:28

I'm studying Romans and this verse is with me today.  Rome was in a bad way in the first century, and yet the Gospel thrived.  God is the same yesterday, today, and forever.

I'm looking forward to moving.  I can't wait to see the morning sun rise there.  I've heard it's beautiful.

I want to go to Hobby Lobby.  They had several Bible verses for wall hanging.  I want one good one for the living room.  One good one.  How to pick!

I love my husband with all my heart. 

Sunday, June 16, 2013 needs to be flushed down the toilet

This Sunday morning I'm reading the news.  I'm waiting a little while till I take husband out for Father's Day.  The article I'm reading on Huffington Post is "Dick Cheney: Edward Snowden Is A Traitor And Possibly A Chinese Spy".

I finish the article and at the bottom I see thumbnail pictures with in small grey text "You May Like".

What may I like?  May I like these articles they say I may like?  Because here are the headlines for the articles Taboola claims I may like:

"Coco Shows Booty Popping Progress in a String Bikini"

"MMA Fighter Breaks His Penis During Sex"

"Danny Brown Receives Oral Sex From Fan On Stage, Keep Rapping"

"See Just How Gorgeous Killzone: Shadow Fall Looks"

The last one, I have no idea what it's talking about and I'm not clicking.  The others are disgusting and foul.  I'm careful about where I surf.  Usually you get cookies and they know what you've been surfing and so you'll receive adverstisements, for example, based on what you've already looked it.  But I didn't look at anything that should send me such filthy recommendations.  How could I get such icky recommendations?

Last week I did google Kate Middleton's topless photo.  Could that be it?  I thought, how stupid could a princess be to be half naked anywhere in the world.  I thought they had to be super blurry.  Well, I found them and they're more in focus than I expected, but could Huffpo be tracking my searching?  It was the only questionable search I did.

Then I noticed the articles were brought to me by one  Went to their site and it reads, "People like your content.  Some just don't know it yet."


So I should stick to TheBlaze which doesn't use Taboola.  Here's a nice article from The Blaze:

Phillipians 4:8
"Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things."

Monday, June 10, 2013

Yesterday I baked a German chocolate cake for my boss for his birthday and he liked it a lot.  I was not sure what to make but he likes chocolate and my husband said make German chocolate for him.  It was a good call.  But it's time consuming and I didn't want to make it all Sunday long.  I took a nap.  Finally I got up because I could avoid it no longer and got in the kitchen and as soon as I started getting the ingredients together and mixing I was happy.  My husband always has the best ideas.

I downloaded a load of sermons on the book of Romans from Calvary Chapel.  Can't wait to start listening tonight.