About Love Happy Notes?. Love this blog! So positive and upbeat, with lots of humor and great imagination. Almost makes me want my childhood back.
To me, OMG stands for Oh, My Goodness!. My husband and I became full-time RV'ers seventeen years ago. We had a tw0-weekend yard sale, packed up the stuff we wanted to keep for later years to give to the kids in boxes, and took it to a relative's house. We are at that house now, … Continue reading OMG Moments
How To Raise A Criminal.
First, make sure the child hears you complain about how tied down you feel, how having a child has ruined your life. You can't go out with friends and have fun anymore. Second, criticize the child at every opportunity. Verbal abuse is very effective. Third, let him (or her) have to fend for himself at … Continue reading How To Raise A Criminal
Vengeance ( A Post-Civil War Novel) This was my first novel, published by America Star in 2001. Available in paperback from Barnes and Noble's website. Prologue Drip. . .plop. . . drip. . . plop. . . drippping, dripping from unseen limestone icicles, into unseen pools--drip. . . drip. . . drip. … Continue reading Vengeance by Aleta Kay
How many of us, as parents, would allow our children to just do whatever they want, with no guidelines for wise decisions, no consequences for rebellion or disobedience? I have to believe that most parents want the best for their children and want to instill in them an attitude of respect for authority. Here is … Continue reading The Consequences of Disobedience
Our society today seems to have lost the concept of personal responsibility. Nothing is ever our fault. If so and so hadn't said or done, we wouldn't have. . . This is not a new problem. Way back in the garden of Eden, God had told Adam and Eve not to eat of the fruit … Continue reading Personal Responsibility
Well, I'm still learning life's lessons. Philippians 4:4 says, "Rejoice in the Lord always." Another verse tells us in everything to give thanks. God has been trying to get this through my head for years. Yesterday we stopped at a DQ somewhere in TN either on the parkway or on I-64, I don't remember which. … Continue reading Oh, No!
Today we leave the campground here in Jackson, TN to make our way to wild, wonderful, West-by-Golly Virginia. I wasn't born there but the first time I saw those mountains was from an airplane window and I knew that was where I belonged (at least on earth, but I'm heaven-bound someday where I'll be with … Continue reading Country Roads, Take Me Home
Sometimes it's hard to know what to write. I don't know what you, my readers, want to know, what you are interested in. I'd really like to know.I want to write stories about hope through trials, strength through tragedy, faith through tribulation. I want to write things that give people hope when there doesn't seem … Continue reading Why Do I Write?