Scandal, Shenanigans, Super Human Strength and the Polito

If we bring those deep things before God and wait before speaking, He may tame our words, temper our emotions, call us to act in a way that inspires peace in this divided and divisive world of scandal.

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My African Year Of Grief

My African Year of Grief National geographic wrote an article about the way some people groups in Africa handle grief.  The part that stayed with me after reading it, was that when someone experiences the significant loss of a loved one the expectation is that for a year they are given space and freedom to …

One Of The Best Gifts Ever

The Barbie Camper.   The Love Pup.  A horse, horse calender, horse socks, soft blanket with a horse on it, Breyer horses, miniature blown glass horse, horse and buggy ride, horse show tickets.  Cookbooks.  Coffee Mugs. These are a few of my favorite things, some   of the best gifts I've ever received.  So many …

What does Diet Pepsi, my sister-in-law, and Tina Fey’s Bossypants have in common?

They saved my life. Diet Pepsi out of the soda fountain only is a rare splurge.  Recently it was necessary to keep me away while driving from Florida to Michigan.  My sister-in-law Bethani has a rare sense of humor when delivering accounts of their life. Her version of teaching kids to read in the hallway of …

The Hubby and The Ham Balls

Disclaimer for my vegetarian/vegan friends:  the following contains material of the meat type.  In no way is it meant to offend or gross you out. The Vitamix earned its keep.  Today it ground up the last of my ham. I’ve owned this bad boy for approximately 6 weeks.  The majority of its life in the …

The Doors Calvin Opened

The trademark of an official Floridian is that one will not go in the ocean during the 'winter months because one thinks the water is too cold. After 18 months, I am officially not a Floridian.  Though the water is chilly at first some days, if you stay there a wave or five, it is warm …

This Is Dangerous

Frankly I'm disappointed with the publicized Foodie world. They made my favorite food a bad 4 letter word ("carb"); they send mixed messages about what To Eat and what Not To Eat.  They make talented cooks/bakers/chefs cry on television when they are kicked off-let go-voted away from the kitchen because what they made was not …