…And Then They’re Gone

My great grandmother – the tiniest girl, youngest of four, her father’s favorite, born in the middle of a terrible storm. She was a black sheep like me. A survivor. She left home young and married a troubled man who drank too much and loved too little. Divorce was unheard of back then… but she […]

Honey Cookies (Better than Snickerdoodles!)

These cookies are better than snickerdoodles. If you don’t know what a snickerdoodle is, you haven’t lived. OH. YES. You don’t believe me, do you? Honest to goodness, these cookies are THE BOMB. Like a golden treasure in a hidden cave, my children and I discovered the recipe for these wonderful cookies in a children’s […]

The Chigger in my Refrigerator

*Post Updated 6/03/17 2 Corinthians 6:4-10 – “4Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; 5in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger; 6in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love; 7in truthful speech […]

Coming Dawn

I spent the night the other night at a friend’s house while I was away checking mail and changing my address in my old town. She happened to be cooking Beef Stroganoff, so I was persuaded into staying for dinner (and then Italian Coffee)… making it too late for my return drive. It is nice […]

Icons of Evolution (Book Review)

Update 2012: This is a review that I wrote for the book Icons of Evolution – by Jonathan Wells, waaaay back in my early homeschoolin’ days when I was reading Creation Science books as a hobby. We watched Kent Hovind’s Creation Seminars – if you ever have 17 hours or so to spare (as if […]