Friday, January 30, 2015

A Thousand Points of Light!

Psalm 65: 8 "He Maketh the Outgoings of the Morning and Evening to Rejoice."

I think of this verse every morning when I begin the process of waking the house up and then again  at night when I put her to bed. 
The phrase 'a thousand points of light' was made popular by George H.W. Bush and my kids (Summer and Jesse, Jr) used to tease me about it! They claimed I took that saying seriously!

Usually I start turning on the little lights as soon as I get out of bed.

Some are left on all night like this Angel lamp in the foyer.

This one in the den stays on as well.

Louis Dean doesn't have a clue where to turn some of these lights off so if I'm not going to be home - I just leave them OFF!
Can you see the 'button?'

I love these Christmas Tree light cords that you can turn on and off with a button.

I have a lot of these!

This area has a one button deal!

I do so love little lights!

These tube lights have lasted forever!!! I mean YEARS!!!
It's amazing!

Lights are on the door inside and out.

Always on the foyer tree now decked out in her Valentine dress.

Small lights in the living room stay on day and night.

They seem to last longer when I don't turn them on and off.
I use the tiny night light bulbs.

The cross lamp uses a brighter bulb.

I took all this garland down last week and hosed it down out on the deck to clean off all the dust accumulated over the holidays. I THOUGHT about leaving it down - but that thought didn't last more than a second or two.

I  just LIKE the way the lights look.

My favorites are the silicone covered bulbs.
I bought this one but also make my own homemade versions using silicone from Home Depot.

This is a 'naked' bulb! I need to make up a new batch of the 'candle light' ones.

Lights above the cupboards.....

and on the counters.

I keep a candle lit here in this corner by the kitchen sink.

Lights in the dining room.

Small light and lamp light.

I love this cabinet. It features a touch light that gets a bit brighter with every tap - up to three taps!
I only tap once!

Lamps and garland lights plus two candle lights on this buffet.

Sewing room.

One of my favorite lighted wreathes.

The wagon holds my sewing projects.

I believe in LIGHT!
"I am the LIGHT of the world.
Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
John 8:12

So far Louis Dean hasn't said anything about these lights on top of his bathroom cabinet.

I am keeping the tiny tree lit during the day in my bathroom.

I love my lights and especially the ones that are reflected in mirrors!

Here comes my handsome husband!
Deanie insisted we take an extra day to rest since we have had such a terrible time with allergies lately. She took care of picking Mother up after her hair appointment today. It felt kind of odd not to go to Fort Worth this morning but we will be back to our normal routine next week!

As for today - we stayed in our pj's!

Doesn't Louis Dean look nice???
I am pretty proud of cutting his hair so well!!!

HE says he feels like he's taking a mug shot!!

We have enjoyed these last two days of extra rest.
Tomorrow we are going to wake up and get back to real life!!