For those of you not living in Texas, here are a couple photos of the storm activity we had last night. Not fun! However, we didn't have any damage here and feel so blessed. The lightning was long lasting and scary...no sleep until after midnight.
This is one of the many tornadoes that was dancing around ~
Some areas had softball size hail ~ some were golf and tennis ball size.
My brother and sister-in-law live south of us and almost in the path of destruction. The ground was already soaked and 4" of rain fell in just a short time. Unfortunately, they had flooding in their living area and laundry room. They used the shop vac until about 2:00 a.m. I feel so bad for them! They elected to live in my mother's house and completely re-did it. It was gorgeous! They had new appliances installed and a short time later, the oven malfunctioned and caused a fire. Of course, the kitchen was destroyed as was the roof. So much smoke and water damage ~ clothes, furniture, you name it. So....they renovated once again and made it even more beautiful. A few months ago, they had to have the foundation repaired due to the ground shifting. It's like "Earth, Wind and Fire" for them.
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I do want to thank each of you for your kind words, thoughts and prayers in regard to my back issues. So far, it's much better! It's wonderful not to have pain 24/7 so I'm hoping this lasts for awhile.
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I hope you'll take time to view this incredible video. For someone trying to do good deeds, he was treated horribly! I think it's a reflection of our society today....so much anger, disrespect and venom. Very sad ~ I do know there's lots of good things going on too but this really surprised me!
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Ok, now for the good part! :) It's been a very long time since I've done a giveaway and I think it's appropriate to do one for Mother's Day...don't you? Every Mom should be honored and pampered...including those of fur babies, adoption, favorite aunts and special friends. I know not every female chooses to have children and that's ok ~ we all need to be recognized!