Author Archives: Gail

About Gail

I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, friend, veterinarian, and wanna be writer. I love nature and animals of all kinds, music, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Sunday Glory

The Vine “I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” ~ John 15:5 ~ Gail ♥ Advertisements

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Birthdays in July… and That Means Cake!

My husband and I joke when July gets here that cake season has begun.  There’s often    cake for the Fourth of July celebration.  Hubby’s birthday is exactly a week later which is today, July 11th.  My birthday comes six … Continue reading

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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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