Archive for the ‘Warm Fuzzies and Coolness’ category

Yes, the YouTube video is a commercial, but it’s much more than JUST a commercial.  It deserves 3 minutes to enjoy the beautiful aha moments and to enjoy the heartwarming experience.   AHA – Visual Artists Are Artists of All the Senses and Language I never cease to be amazed how artists can translate words, feelings, […]

So, was Jodi Foster’s acceptance of the Cecil B. Demille Award a “coming out” speech or was it just a normal acceptance speech that happened to include references to people and events that were semi-public/private? Thoughts from Belly Acres, Alabama: Dunno, folks.  Down here in ‘bama, we don’t really think about a person’s lifestyle preferences […]

Cool Christmas Math

December 18th, 2012

Yep.  That’s the sum of it on Belly Acres……one gift for you……one gift for me…….. a LIGHTSABER!!!!

From the Author, Shelley Hitz Trusting God When Bad Things HappenGuest post by the author, Shelley Hitz My heart continues to be heavy for all those grieving today across our country. I don’t believe it was a coincidence that I published a book this past week called, “Trusting God When Bad Things Happen.” And even […]

Dogwoods in Bloom

March 23rd, 2012

Spring has sprung, and the dogwoods are in bloom on Belly Acres.  I’ve always loved dogwoods in the spring, but the symbolism isn’t always at the forefront of my memory.  Since I had to google it to remember all the pieces, I thought I’d share and save y’all a search.  For those who don’t know […]

Squirrel Proof Birdfeeder?

March 3rd, 2012

Squirrel Proof Birdfeeder?  Yeah, right. …not in Belly Acres, Alabama.

I Love My Congressman

January 19th, 2012

Well, specifically, I love Mike Rogers.  I can’t say the say for all our elected officials, but this man has earned my respect over and over.  With SOPA and PIPA looming, he has earned my respect again.Anytime a truly controversial bill is introduced, specifically if it will affect me or mine, I actually DO look […]

Number, Pound, Hash, Huh?

December 7th, 2011

Language is simply amazing.  Syntax, grammar, phonology, morphology, body language… Even in one language, there are SO many aspects to communication, it’s actually pretty amazing that we all generally understand each other.  …and whether it’s visual or verbal, it’s all symbolic…even the literal stuff.  🙂 Seriously, though… what do you think when you see the following […]

Pumpkey or Turkin?

October 12th, 2011

What do you think?  Is it a pumpkey or a turkin?  🙂Happy Fall, Y’all!

Webcam 101 for Seniors….

September 16th, 2011

Posted (with permission) by the granddaughter, this accidental first attempt to use a webcam has gone viral.  …and I see why, but I really like the grandmother’s comment: “Perhaps, Esther said, people were attracted to its joy. We’re under such a negative news barrage daily, she said. War, crime, natural disasters – wouldn’t people rather […]