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!…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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