Monthly Archives: September 2008

Sunday again…

The easy Sunday supper tonight was fresh tomato sauce with pasta, topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese.  We have a lot of tomatos from the garden, plus Mike brought us some from his garden!  About every other day I’ve been … Continue reading

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Easy Sunday Supper

D18 and Scott are watching the final Yankees game; D18’s feeling kinda sick; and a light dinner seemed good.  I have all these tomatoes from my garden to use up.  Here’s the simple supper: A nice fresh loaf of Pepperidge … Continue reading

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Inspiring quote for mothers

This was shared with me today.  The man who wrote it was an archbishop of the Catholic church in El Salvador.  He was assassinated for his views against violence. He probably wasn’t speaking of the job of motherhood, but I … Continue reading

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The good neighbor award goes to…

…our neighbor, Mike. The other day, after the storm, he and Scott had fired up their chainsaws and worked away cutting up branches from our downed tree limbs while D18 hauled the trimmings around the house and out to the … Continue reading

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Music for the changing of the seasons

Don’t ask me why these songs fit the fall mood. To me, they do. Mark O’Connor, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner and Vince Gill made a music video of “Restless” around 1991, and the result is a lot of fun. Our … Continue reading

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Fall is here!!

Now it is starting to feel fallish around here! Hurray! I love the change of any season, but this is one of my favorites! Yard cleanup is going to be a big job this year because of the storm, but … Continue reading

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Ike made his presence felt here.

We have some very large tree limbs down in our back yard, and our power was out all day.  I know this is nothing compared to what many families are dealing with, but that was quite a wind this morning.  … Continue reading

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Busy week

This week I finished three websites, finished painting the kitchen cabinets, painted my kitchen chairs, went to two doctor visits, visited with friends, picked up D18 from school every day, kept some form of meals coming…quite productive.  Tomorrow, to continue … Continue reading

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Shape Note Singing by three youngsters

These are three of my friend Amy‘s 4 young sons.  Shape note singing is a tradition in her family and you can see they are well on their way to passing that tradition along.  This is just a casual “sit … Continue reading

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Required Reading if you love an Introvert

Here’s the classic article on Caring for Your Introvert The next two are good articles that deal with how introverts experience church. Ministry with introverts in mind (I like this article but I want to say that it asserts some … Continue reading

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Free and Clear

I was telling D18 the other day about bumper stickers you used to see on old beater cars in the era when the young and upwardly mobile were driving BMWs.  You imagined you could still exercise a little one-upsmanship by … Continue reading

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A psalm about how people sometimes feel

I heard this on my Morning Prayer podcast this morning.  Sometimes the psalms just go in one ear and out the other.  I have a hard time relating to David and his big drama and big emotions.  But this morning … Continue reading

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Tea for Two — One of Sweetb’s Newest

Barb listed this on her Etsy site the other day.  I think she’s also planning to show it to some tea room type places that have gift stores.

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Easy, Tasty Quiche

My mom tipped me off to this good recipe:  Savory Ham and Leek Quiche If you are a recipe snob, try not to be put off by the fact that it is on the Kraft foods site and calls for … Continue reading

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Finished a big website job, several smaller ones to go….

This one’s been in the pipeline for awhile.  It’s a little different take on the previous Nickel Creek site.  This one is more media-rich…a place to enjoy the band’s videos and such and be introduced to their new and upcoming … Continue reading

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