The Tricky Task of Diagnosing Lyme-My Journey

On a summer day in 1998, I had no idea my life would change dramatically by something as small as a pin head.  That night while I was taking a bath, I noticed a tiny brown tick on my stomach. We lived in North Louisiana on acreage. Our Sheltie romped in the...

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The Tricky Task of Diagnosing Lyme-My Journey

The Tricky Task of Diagnosing Lyme-My Journey

On a summer day in 1998, I had no idea my life would change dramatically by something as small as a pin head.  That night while I was taking a bath, I noticed a tiny brown tick on my stomach. We lived in North Louisiana on acreage. Our Sheltie romped in the...

Lyme-the Second Time; One Woman’s Journey

Lyme-the Second Time; One Woman’s Journey

Well, my late-stage or chronic Lyme is back. Two weeks ago I had another chest port placed. I am again on IV antibiotics and expect to be for the next six months to a year. Because Lyme is now at epidemic proportions here in the South (it was first only in the...

THE SIMPLE ART OF MAKING FRESH PASTA

THE SIMPLE ART OF MAKING FRESH PASTA

I once thought making fresh pasta was what a short, pleasingly-plump Mama Rosa did in the mountains of rural Italy. I recently learned that isn't true. It's a simple, fun process. And DELICIOUS! Oh, my word, the difference in taste is amazing. Fresh pasta is...

THE ABSOLUTE BEST ROAST CHICKEN EVER!

THE ABSOLUTE BEST ROAST CHICKEN EVER!

My daughter Amy is an avid fitness expert and also a great cook. Her conversation is peppered with words like good fats, metabolize, gluten and the like. I just let her talk and hope she doesn't notice when I butter my bread. Anyway, she's always up for a good roast...

CHICKEN CONFIT

CHICKEN CONFIT

You got it right. Chicken confit--not duck. We were having our supper club over last week and I wanted to cook something a bit different. I thought of duck confit, which I adore, with it's crispy skin and melting tender meat. But it's hard to find...

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"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness," Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

2 Corinthians 12:9

 

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