Monday, December 14, 2020

Angels We Have Heard On High


Hello friends!

 Well Friday afternoon our computer crashed.
If you are a business person you know
this is NOT a good thing.
Even for others having your computer crash is bad.
Bob took it in to get looked at Saturday morning,
and I had to run the store the old fashion way.
Thankfully our credit card machine still worked,
and my customers were patient with me.

We were able to get most of our files back....
but not all.
Thank goodness I keep my inventory
 in check weekly, and
saved it to an Excel file.
We had to purchase a new POS system.
(Point of Sale)

This was our angel nativity area
after I moved it from the window,
Not much left, but still a good selection.

Finally I had to take this picture of Tundra
with Grandpa Ed.
They are best buddies!

Sorry I could not answer your comments this time.
Too much chaos at the store this weekend.
Computer and files, not customers.

I did want to answer Julia on the tobacco sticks.
They would hang fresh tobacco leaves
on these sticks and then the sticks
would be hung in the rafters of tobacco barns.
The sticks were used as part of the drying process
for the tobacco before it would be made
into cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.
If I can find one that Bob has not cut up,
I will take a picture of it and post later.

Also please say a wee prayer for both 
my brother and SIL.
They both have covid and SIL is in the hospital.
Thank you.

Angel Blessings To All!


  1. My sweet DIL had covid, went to the ER and the doctor told her to take aspirin for her temperature and no other prescriptions. He said the flu would last about 7 days and covid virus about 10 days. She didn't get put on oxygen either. She felt better after about 10 days but totally like normal until after 3 weeks. But then Cathy is a young healthy 50 year old. Praying for a quick recovery for your family.

  2. Janice, sorry about your computer. Mine is so slow, but I keep plugging along. I would be lost without it. Sounds like you are having a good Christmas season at the store. The angels are so pretty. I am so sorry to hear about your family being sick. I hope it doesn't get too bad for them. The vaccine is here for some but it will be a long while to get it all under control..Stay well..xxoJudy

  3. Those metal deer are fantastic Janice! Your store would be very bad for me LOL. Bummer about the pc crash...I know how frustrating it is with just my home computer...I can only imagine trying to run a business and having it happen. Tundra looks completely he should be. ;-) Hoping for a speedy recovery for you brother and SIL....and hope your week got off to a good start. ~Robin~

  4. What a bummer for the computer to let you down when you need it the most. I hope you have everything sorted out quickly. So sorry for your SIL and brother. I wish them a speedy recovery I'll include in my prayers.. It's getting scary when it hits close to home.

    I love your religious sections of angels and nativities and that cute little church.

    Thanks for the explanation of the tobacco sticks. I thought they were pressed tobacco shaped in sticks. Lol... pretty dumb, heh!

    Stay safe and well.

  5. Prayers for a speedy recovery for your brother and SIL.

  6. Prayers for your family. I am so sorry about your computer very frustrating. Sweet angles

  7. In the 1970s I’d go visiting in Va with my preacher father. We’d go into the tobacco barns to talk to the busy farmers. The earthy smells and sights stay with me. May your family members recover completely

  8. Prayers for brother and sil. Glad to see you got everything up and running again. Your attention to detail saved you in the case of inventory lol. Glad the stores are busy

  9. I've had computer problems all day -- I feel your pain.

    And of course you have my prayers for your brother and sister in law. My deepest hope is that both will be well soon.


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