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  • Welcome to rambling tart

    I'm so glad you're here! My name is Krista, though my friends call me George, Phryne, Luna, FaFa, or Poppit, so take your pick. :-) I'm a wood-burning artist, goat farmer, writer and photographer of all things food, travel, and lifestyle.

    Born in Canada, raised in the USA, and shaped by my European roots, I now live on a goat farm in Queensland, Australia with my husband Bear where I celebrate anything that leads to healing, thriving, and loving.

    I look forward to getting to know you and hope we get to visit often as we share good food, great conversation, and the little things that make each of our lives worth living. :-)

Finding Goodness in the Midst of Frazzle

Mornin’ luvs!

I’m snatching a moment to hang out with you dear folks in the midst of the hustle and bustle of my last full day here in Washington.

I have errands to run, a car to sell, and a bridesmaid dress to find, but I need to take a few moments and let myself feel sadness, excitement, loss, gain, and to remind myself of the many good things I have to be thankful for:

  • friends who stay up late with me getting everything packed.
  • friends who come to help me pack and bring cake to boot.:-)
  • a little girl who comes in after all the work is done and asks if she could please do my hair and make-up. Who could resist?
  • strapping fellows who haul boxes away with nary a word of complaint.
  • folks who give hugs and luvs and remind me it’s all going to be OK.
  • a gorgeous hand crocheted scarf from my Mum in the cheeriest colors imaginable.
  • looking around my room and seeing that everything really is nearly done.

Clematis

How are you doing today? How I wish I had time to sit down with you with a strong cup of tea (it’s pouring rain and cold here today) for a good, long visit.

Buttercup

Now I must be off. Make-up must be applied, breakfast eaten, crutches retrieved, and then I’m off to town to bid farewell to my lovely ol’ car and pass her along to a dear soul who both loves and wants her.

Hope you have a wonderful day!:-)xo




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  • Michelle Gilbert

    I’m praying for your transition and move.  I pray that in the midst of change you will cling to the One who doesn’t change like shifting shadows.  That your hope will be in Him alone.  That your comfort will be in His unfailing Love.  And that all your upcoming adventures will be filled with joy and delight in the One who makes it all possible.  Every good and perfect gift is from above.  All the beauty that you so easily find in the mundane originates with Him.  The adventure of relationship with the Creator of the ends of the earth is the greatest adventure of all and I pray that you’ll see many many more sunrises and sunsets in the arms of the Son of His love.  You might be suprised to find out how often the Lord brings you to mind and causes me to pray for you.  Love you so much!  Hugs and squeezes from me to you!!!

    • http://www.ramblingtart.com/ Krista

      Thanks so much for your love and hugs, Michelle! :-) I’m very excited about this change in my life and have great peace and joy as I venture out. :-) Love you too!

  • http://www.foodforlaughter.blogspot.com AstraLibris

    Such beautiful strength and calm in your words! Wishing you a safe and delicious journey!

  • http://elrasbaking.blogspot.com Dewi

    Very touching Krista, you are such a sweet soul. xoxo

  • bellini

    Well it is almost time to go Krista. I don’t know if I ever told you but I stayed in a B & B in your town with my daughter many moons ago. It was a lovely and relaxing place to be and yet close to all. We’ll talk you again when you are across the pond:D

  • Tomatoes on the Vine-Velva

    You are very busy indeed. Do not forget to relax.

    Cheers.
    Velva

  • Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella

    Wonderful post Krista! It is always good to take the time to be thankful for all of the little good things :D

  • http://twitter.com/RosasYummyYums Rosa May

    What a positive post! So serene too.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  • Barbara Williams

    Gorgeous flowers, Krista!  Thinking about you during your move!

  • http://twitter.com/bakerstreet29 BakerStreet

    Have a safe journey K and keep us posted. Much love. xoxo

  • http://www.crazysexyfuntraveler.com Crazysexyfuntraveler

    I hope you enjoyed your last day in Washington ;)

  • http://oneperfectbite.blogspot.com/ Mary@One Perfect Bite

    God Speed! I’ll be waiting to hear from you in your new location. This must be exciting. Have a good journey. Blessings…Mary

  • http://anediblemosaic.com Faith

    Such a sweet, uplifting post, Krista!  And awww, how cute about the little girl who wanted to do your hair and make-up!  Hope you have a wonderful weekend, my friend!