About Me

The great Smoky Mountains

The great Smoky Mountains

Nothing very interesting to say about me.  I’m a  Mom and a Grandmother and not much of a writer.  I thought it would be a fun thing to learn about blogging and a way to save some of my random thoughts.   I don’t expect many will visit and read but perhaps someone will and something I write will make them smile or be inspired about something.

The world of blogs is proving to be a wonderfully fun experience! As I said before, my writing is just a way of recording random thoughts, most, but not all, related to my walk with the Lord. As I grow closer to the Lord, the happier I become.
I have a lot of fun following the blogs of others! I have “met” some amazing people on here who are an encouragement to me. Thank you everyone! I have learned many new things but still have a LOT to learn!

My Angel in Heaven, my son, I love you and miss you always!


My favorite of all the autumn trees.  Red Maple.  The color is brilliant!

My favorite of all the autumn trees. Red Maple. The color is brilliant!

Hi!  It's me!              

Shopping in Gatlinburg

Shopping in Gatlinburg

My new nickname--the wannabe Tennessean, courtesy of my sister!

My new nickname–the wannabe Tennessean, courtesy of my sister!


86 thoughts on “About Me

  1. I think you are super great! Some of the greatest people in this world began their training with the love of a caring mother. Don’t discount your worth!


    • Thank you so much Jeff! I appreciate your words. I found your blog through my dear friend Skye’s blog The Sanctuary of My Heart. I have seen a few of the comments you have made on her work and decided to check out your site. The name Redo You Project made me very curious. I look forward to reading what you have written and will write. Have a great day Jeff!

      • Any friend of Skye’s is mine too! I hope you find something of interest and value, and thank you for the visit.

        Thank you,


  2. Hello there my friend! I hope that all has been well with you and your family. I would like to let you know that I have nominated you for the Loyal Reader Award. I really appreciate the fact that you visit my page as much as you do and I would like to honor YOU with this award.
    Please visit my page to see the award requirements and other information…along with the name of your blog page! Check it out on “Good Time Stories”.
    Once again, congratulations on your award nomination. I am very proud of you and wish you all the best. Here’s to many, many more of your stories and articles on the future!

    • my apologies also! I accidentally hit the unfollow button when I was reading your note to me but fortunately I caught it right away and changed it back! slippery fingers!

  3. Thank you so much! I am humbled by this award and very much honored. I enjoy visiting your blog and I thank you for your kindness and for your encouragement! I look forward to reading many more wonderful posts on your blog. I am happy to accept the award and will accept it tomorrow and comment on it since it is late for me tonight. 🙂 Bless you!

  4. Great to see and meet you in the blogosphere or whatever one calls it. You are an inspiration to many I know already. Just came over to say thank you so much for all the likes and comments it really is appreciated and I hope you return to see more of my material. May you be content and happy, MM 😎

  5. Thank you for stopping by! I did enjoy your blog and will indeed return to visit some more. Though I have never had the pleasure of visiting Ireland, I love it because part of my roots are from there. Two great grandmothers were born in Galway. Have a truly wonderful day!

  6. Thank you very much Coach! I am honored. 🙂 Will get to following through on it and doing what I am supposed to do in the next couple of days. Thank you again!

  7. It’s a pleasure to meet you as well! Thank you for stopping by my blog as well. I look forward to getting to know you better as I follow your blog. Have a blessed day! 🙂

  8. Dear Elaine
    First, let me call you Grandma just because I think I am too young to call your name. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and liking my post. I really appreciate it and feel so honored. I just looking around your blog and found many great article of you. Thank you so much grandma for visiting my blog 🙂 Blessing.!

    • Thank you so much Karina for your sweet comments. I’m glad you found some things you like on my blog. I look forward to visiting your blog again . 🙂

  9. HI Elaine,
    I’ve just read your about me page and how I wish you could be more kind to yourself! You’re obviously an extremely caring and loving person, and as a mum and grandmother you have experience, wisdom and skills to share. That’s interesting!
    The beauty of blogging is that you don’t have to be academic to write. You can simply jot down what you want, when you want to. I would much rather read your random thoughts that are genuine that an artificially constructed blog that is pushing me to buy something.
    You have a beautifully happy face with eyes that light up. That’s good to see too 🙂
    God Bless You. 🙂

  10. CONGRATULATIONS Elaine. You have just won one of Tracie’s books she has generosly donated to the giveaway. I have sent you an e-mail and to secure your prize, please reply within 5 days. Enjoy 🙂

    • Isn’t it though? They are all over the place here — planted by landscapers mostly like I said before. They just take my breath away whenever I see them. They are like a bright light on a cloudy day and are amazing on a sunny day with blue skies also.

  11. Hi Elaine, nice to “meet” you. Glad I found your Blog. Am enjoying your writings very much.
    Will be following and looking forward to reading more of your fine work. 🙂

    • Nice to meet you as well! Just left a note on your blog and started following it too! lol Thank you so much for your lovely compliment and the follow. 🙂

  12. There is always wisdom to be found in the simplest statements … “the closer I get to my Lord the happier I become”!
    Beautifully put.
    Thank you for taking the time to visit and read my blog.
    Blessings, God is Good!

  13. Hello Elaine!
    I look forward to really diving into your blog. Also, thank you for following my blog at Faith1st Ministries. I hope it has and will continue to be a major blessing in your life. May God richly bless you as you continue to write and blog. Please continue with us on this journey and remember to have Faith 1st because the “just shall live by his faith.” — Sebastian

    • Thank you Sebastian! I have gotten behind on reading blogs and writing as well but I do keep up with comments. I am sure I will continue to get a blessing from your blog. After the holidays I will be fully retired from my job and with cold Wisconsin winters I am sure I will be able to do a lot of catching up and I look forward to it. Have a very Merry Christmas Sebastian. Keep up the wonderful work you are doing for our Lord.

  14. Thanks for following FIGHTER FAITH, and thanks for your email correspondence. If you would like to receive regular updates by email and receive a free gift, come on back and join my email subscriber list.

  15. I just wanted to say how much I appreciate the follow of our blog. I never want to take it for granted.
    A Servant
    P.S. Next week I’ll be introducing a new blog idea and will be asking for input. I sure would like for you to chime in with what you think.

  16. It is my pleasure indeed to be following your blog! It is a real blessing and I learn from it. I look forward to seeing your new idea and will be glad to “chime in” with my thoughts. 🙂

  17. Well here is the Bulldog… sniffing around your blog… I’m going to be here for a while watching what you get up to… as for the learning, we all are, and you’d probably be surprised to find out so many are learning from you… I’m gonna be following …

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  19. Elaine, You Go Girl! I am in AWE with your energy and your all your random thoughts. 🙂 You are such cutie pie and I am enjoying your blog. Thanks, for reading my blog.

    • Thank you so much! Wow! You just made my day. I enjoyed what I read on your blog as well and look forward to reading more soon. I’ve gotten a bit behind on reading and writing both but hope to get more caught up this week. Thank you again! God bless you.

      • I just noticed I made a little boo-boo in my writing on your blog. Seems i repeated myself in some sense. I guess that is what happens when we go too fast…I will slow down next time. 🙂 Thanks, and keep up the great works. God Bless!

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