Thank the Lord for all of this good weather. The coolness and the rain have made July this year one we will remember for a long time. We had 4.5 inches of rain and our pool is full for the first time in three or four years.
The Fourth of July Celebration put on by the Brashear Baptist Church was awesome. I do not know really where to start: food, praise music, video and fireworks. Everything was top notch.
I heard that they prepared 300 hamburgers and 300 hotdogs and not one was left. I myself sampled a wonderful hamburger and a few desserts.
The weather gave a little scare when the rain, hail and high winds came through; but the Lord cleared all of that out of here and left us with a beautiful, cool evening.
Special thanks to the committee who put it all together and I hear that they are already talking about doing it up better for next year. In my mind, they did it just right this year. A special thanks also to Karly Smith and Donna White on the video to honor our military, police, firemen and first responders.
Grasshoppers anyone? They are back with a vengeance. I have literally seen a full grown apple tree stripped of leaves within one day. My sympathies go to the farmers in our area who are trying to feed their herds. The first frost will not come soon enough. Last night, sitting out, all we could hear were grasshoppers in the brush.
Just want to give everyone time to clean closets and put a special date on your calendar. Clothes drive collection starts on Aug. 5 with the actual clothes drive sale on Aug. 24. This is a way to clean out and help others. Remember that everything will sell for 25 cents. This sale will be the weekend before school starts on the 27th.
My goodness, is it fall? This weather is awesome. We have not turned our air conditioner on yet and we are reaching cover by early morning. Loving this cool weather, if only the grasshoppers would just disappear. Funny thing, I ran into Katie Patterson and she asked how big are our grasshoppers? I told her not too big yet. She said hers were just right to go catfish fishing. I love me some catfish. Guess I will have to try this.
Exciting times here in Brashear. Brashear Baptist Church is in the process of putting together a great July 4 celebration. The festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. for food and end with a fireworks show. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and ice cream served. For kids, there will be a water slide and bounce houses. For the ones who enjoy good music, the Psalm 100, LouAnn Petty, and Brashear Family Singers will be the adult entertainment. The committee is also in the process of preparing a slide show honoring our military, police officers, first responders and fire fighters.