Month: February 2011

Recipes: Crockpot Roast Chicken Dinner


I have zero cooking creativity. My family has grown extremely tired of the usual dinner offerings: spaghetti, burritos, chicken casserole. The last few weeks, as I’ve sought out new recipes, Tasty Kitchen and The Pioneer Woman have meant dinner salvation. Ree’s recipes are delicious!… Continue Reading “Recipes: Crockpot Roast Chicken Dinner”

Thankful Thursday


Today I am thankful for: 1. Seasons. After several weeks of freezing temperatures and SNOW! that actually remained on the ground for more than a few hours, we are thoroughly enjoying this week’s highs in the 70’s. This is a photograph of our street… Continue Reading “Thankful Thursday”

Poetry Tuesday: Paul Laurence Dunbar


I’m embarrassed to admit this, but I only own three collections of poetry by African-Americans. And they’re rather slim. Compared to the amount of poetry by white men that we own…well, 3 little books is a pathetic representation in light of what is available.… Continue Reading “Poetry Tuesday: Paul Laurence Dunbar”

February Status Report


Sitting…at the school table. Listening…to the Desiring God Pastors’ Conference Speakers Panel Discussion on prayer. This has been a very encouraging and helpful conference. I’m thankful Desiring God provides a free streaming of the audio/video. (So this update will be short.) Drinking…Godiva Hazelnut Creme… Continue Reading “February Status Report”

Are You Lonely?


John commented on last week’s Thankful Thursday post regarding friendship, “Friendship is an important topic. I would like to see some more books about it. It seems like, in all of our busyness, we don’t make time for friends like we should. I like… Continue Reading “Are You Lonely?”

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