Monthly Archives: June 2018

Sunday Glory

Humility is the fairest and rarest flower that blooms. Charles Swindoll

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Do You Have a Sense of Wonder?

I’m currently reading The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning.  I love when books take me to a place of deep reflection and this one’s doing just that. In Chapter 5, Manning speaks of a remarkable rabbi, Abraham Joshua Heschel, who … Continue reading

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Chocolate Spice Cake

This delicious cake is always a hit with the family, at pot lucks, or when company is coming.  It’s moist and rich and easy to make.  Don’t let the title fool you…  The only spice is 1 teaspoon of cinnamon … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving These Days

Picnic Season It’s picnic season and I love these picnic plates.  They’re durable melamine. I have my mother’s old picnic basket  from the 1940s that I can remember our family using when I was a child.  It still has the … Continue reading

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French Toast for Breakfast

I love French Toast.  My mother was a firm believer that breakfast was the most important meal of the day and she believed in having a big breakfast.  When my sisters and I were growing up in the 60s and … Continue reading

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Pillow (and Mattress) Talk

No, this post isn’t going to contain that kind of pillow talk.  Sorry if I disappointed you. My husband and I just purchased a new memory foam mattress and new memory foam pillows. We’re trying to adjust. Before going into … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

Cast all your anxiety on him because He cares for you.  1 Peter 5:7 Gail ♥

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Hello, Summer

It’s about 92 degrees outside.  We’ve had some very humid days this month already but also some nice non-humid days.  I always welcome a break from the humidity with open arms. Our oldest son has been on a 16 day … Continue reading

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Picnic Day

Today was a nice day for a picnic.  Hubby and I had planned a picnic for yesterday with my sister and her husband, but all day long the sky kept darkening, the wind would kick up and the humidity was … Continue reading

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A Sunday to Celebrate

I felt blessed to be a part of the 51st Anniversary of Ordination Celebration for Father Peter Whalen today. What a special day!  That’s a long time to work at any job but to have been a priest for 51 … Continue reading

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