Category Archives: Uncategorized

Retirement – Love It – Recommend It – Life Is Better when One May Sleep Late when Needed – Life Is Sweet when One May Write a Preferred To-Do List Everyday – Retirement Is the Beginning – Not the End – Spend Less – Enjoy More -

Retirement has been delightful. I recommend it to anyone that wants quality time to do fewer but more desirable things, even if it means less money to spend. I thank God for my experiences since an unexpected but much appreciated retirement. No … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Summer Is Hot in Florida – And Hot in Arizona – Long Hair Needs a Jaw Clip – I’m Sending my Daughter in Florida Relief from the Heat in the Form of a Scunci Hair Clip – It’s on the Way Via U.S. Postal Service -

I was talking on the phone with my daughter when she told me that she was considering getting her hair cut short even though she prefers it long. She lives in Florida and doesn’t like her hair touching her neck … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Reading Books of All Kinds – Those that I find Ineresting – Books that Inspire Faith – Some that Entertain Me – What Do You Read -

I cannot snap a photo of a pile of my books. This is one drawback of owning a library of eBooks. The best I can do is post this screen on my android tablet in my Kindle App. These are … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Memoir, Thought, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Ravioli – Gluten-free – YES – After Seeing My Expensive Gluten-free Flour Land on the Floor – After Washing Flour from Between my Toes – We Finally Had Ravioli with Hamburger/ Parmesan Filler – Delicious – But No Confirmed Gluten-free Recipe Yet – Here Is What Happened -

I wanted ravioli. My gluten-free noodle recipe may also be used to make ravioli. But before starting, I needed to reduce the recipe to half. I wanted to make only enough ravioli for two. I began the process of creating … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Hee Haw Series, Humor, Memoir, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Contrasting Florida and Arizona – What are the Differences – Love them Both -

I spent nineteen years in Florida. I arrived one year ago in Arizona. Both have warm (HOT) climates in the summer. Both have pleasant winters. So what’s the difference? Florida is humid; Arizona is arid. Florida has big fluffy white … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Memoir, Thought, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Presenting the Last Two Portobello Mushroom Caps from the Pack of Four – Portobello Mushroom and Red Bell Pepper Combo – Colorful and Tasty – Learning as I Go Along -

This is an easy dish to prepare. Simply cut up the Portobello Mushrooms and thinly slice the Red Bell Pepper. Heat Olive Oil in a skillet and fry the pepper slices on medium high, tossing constantly for about two minutes. Reduce the … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Portobello Mushroom Caps – Sliced – Sauteed – Cheese on Top – Delicious and Quick -

I like simple side dishes, and this is one we really enjoy, Portobello mushroom caps sauteed in olive oil and topped with grated cheddar cheese. Portobellos have a bold flavor. Not only are they delicious, but they are a rich source … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Trees

Originally posted on Cah4el's Blog:
Trees What do they say They praise their Creator They speak of His strength His steadfast persistence His might His purpose His faithfulness What do trees do They stay They wait Their roots…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dinner Party – Leftovers – Chicken Salad – and Side Dishes for Another Meal -

  We hosted a small dinner party last night with a few friends and family. We served baked chicken, rice pilaf, broccoli salad, a pineapple-banana fruit cup, and a Cheesecake Factory cheesecake. Only two of us had a slice of … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Visiting Our Japanese Friend – a Learning Adventure

Yesterday, after church, we were invited to a dinner prepared by our Japanese friend, Mari. She and her husband, Dave, entertained us in their attractive home, decorated in the simplicity of Mari’s homeland tradition. We removed our shoes at the … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Memoir, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Broccoli and Pear Salad

I served this salad today. It was delicious and so easy to make that I have to share it with you. If you like broccoli, pears, and yogurt, you will like it. (The bowl in the photo contains the leftovers. … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Trip to Colorado Springs

Steve and I went to Colorado Springs for six days a few days after moving my stuff from Texas. We spent time with my sister and her husband and friends in this beautiful city. We visited Seven Falls and Garden … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Blessed Be Your Name

Thought you might enjoy this song by Matt Redman. Blessings to you all…

Posted in Uncategorized | 34 Comments

Mighty to Save

http://youtu.be/pYqogpLpC5Q Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | 22 Comments

Fourth of July – Independence Day – Celebrate

    God bless America!         BLESSINGS TO YOU ALL …          

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 12 Comments

Funnel Clouds Dancing – Yikes

Tornado watches meant little to me. Warnings moved me more, making me watchful. This season of multitudinous, vicious storms has changed my attitude. Last night when I heard that funnel clouds were dancing the hokey pokey in the skies around Dallas, I took … Continue reading

Posted in Thought, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Unplugged, Almost, for 24 Hours

I decided to do it, almost. I learned about this special day to unplug from Jane of http://www.planejaner.com. We don’t have TV service, so unplugging our computer was more deprivation than we wished for. We watched the news and listened … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 40 Comments

Remind Me Again of Your Faithfulness

Psalm 50: 14:15: Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High: And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. Offer unto God thanksgiving Pay thy vows unto the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, Thought, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Don’t You Get It? It’s a Social Thing!

Shady doesn’t speak words, but there are times he makes his message plain. Shady longs for community. I feed Shady at the same time we eat. I place a serving of his special canned feast on his little saucer and … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, Food, Pets, Thought, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Housework – The Interruption that Rules

Housework gets in the way of writing, blogging, cooking, relaxing, whatever else there is to do. Today I really want to write, not just any writing; I want to revise my manuscript. But, I should mop the floor. I make … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments