Category Archives: Celebrations

A Sane Approach to Food

Yesterday, while returning from a family weekend in Michigan, I read my latest copy of Real Simple. To my delight, I discovered a refreshing piece entitled “Balance: The Clean Eating Rules to Follow and to Break.” Finally. An article that … Continue reading

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On 25 Years of Marriage

I was 20 years old when I married Brad. He was 23. He loved my spunk and zest for life. I loved his quick mind and the fact he was a good conversationalist. We were kids, really. But we loved each … Continue reading

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Always Orange on Grilling a Pork Tenderloin

In June, I wrote about my desire to grill a pork tenderloin. I’ve eaten my share of tasty pork chops, pork roasts, and pork tenderloins over the years, but have never grilled one. Last Friday, for Brad’s birthday, the two … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Marriage

“Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land….Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”  Proverbs 31: 23, 28 It’s not everyday that … Continue reading

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5 Favorites about Cruising

I feel a tad sheepish writing this post. Last week at this time I was in Grand Turk, enjoying white sand, sunshine, blue skies, and warm temperatures, such a contrast from the snow/slush combination outside my door. I also realize … Continue reading

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May Thoughts

It’s that time of year again.  Another school year draws to a close and the deadlines, responsibilities, and commitments loom large. It’s a time where if don’t write something in my calendar, it can be easily forgotten. It is also … Continue reading

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Why You Should Read Bread and Wine

My blog posting has been sporadic for the past month. Easter Break, illness, hosting family, and taking care of life’s duties are my excuses. BUT, I hope that this post will make up for the silence. Since reading is a … Continue reading

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