Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Pumpkin Pie Latte Induced Musing – recipe at the end

My husband and the kids are off to the store. As I sit sipping a hot pumpkin pie latte in my quiet, empty house, I am drawn to memories of the little, two bedroom/one bath house we lived in with … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

    All’ Alfredo is so easy I feel like I’m cheating when I make it, especially with such a huge flavor payoff. Being American, I feel silly calling it “All’ Alfredo” so I call it “Alfredo,” which probably sounds silly … Continue reading

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Is it good to believe in God?

I have a question for you. Which is better; to believe God does not exist if your view of him is of a being capable of unloving behavior, or to believe in God, and believe him capable of less love … Continue reading

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Gentle Strength

This one is for my mom.  The following piece was my first assignment in a two year writing course I’m taking. The assignment was to write a description of a person. I chose my grandfather, my mom’s dad. Everything in … Continue reading

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A Sample from My Freestyle Cooking Class – With Recipes!

Four distinct chicken soups from L to R – Basic soup with either Bisquick Dumplings or egg noodles; Italian inspired – cannellini beans, dried oregano, diced tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and fresh garlic; Asian inspired – Stir-fry oil, sesame oil, scallions … Continue reading

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