Monthly Archives: December 2008

An incomplete outline of Christmas

Scott’s dad and stepmom joined us here for Christmas, arriving on the 24th for dinner and staying until the morning of the 27th.   It was a good visit and I could tell they enjoyed being in our home.  It’s been … Continue reading

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More Great Christmas Music from KDFC

We’re listening to the live stream from KDFC tonight and really enjoying it.  If you’re looking for some classical Christmas music, check it out.  It’s gone from their Christmas station to their regular station now.  Just hit the big yellow … Continue reading

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The Sussex Carol

I wish I could have gone to church this morning, and I wish I could have gone to my other church’s children’s Christmas play this afternoon. Instead I’m home in my jammies and slippers, feeling rather horrible. Voice over: We … Continue reading

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So now that I’ve come out…

as an Episcopalian, that is…I feel like my reader might be going WHA???  Which would have been my reaction a couple years ago. Formerly I discounted the Episcopal Church as a Christian church because they had long gone in for … Continue reading

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Musical Goodness to Share

Earlier I mentioned the new Yo-yo Ma and Friends album, Songs of Joy and Peace. Alison Krauss and Yo-yo Ma were on the CBS Early Show this morning and performed their song from the album, the Wexford Carol, which is … Continue reading

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Report on New Roses

In 2008, I added these new roses, thanks to a generous gift certificate from my father-in-law.  This time of year it does my heart good to see pictures like these!  So as an excuse for sharing the photos with you, … Continue reading

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Dinner tonight – clam chowder and french bread

Tonight I made an old favorite, the Cooking for Engineers” version of clam chowder. To the recipe given at the site I added bacon and a tablespoon and a half of red wine vinegar. Extremely delicious.

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