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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GRANDMOTHER HILL’S CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS

GRANDMOTHER HILL’S CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS

My mother-in-law, Louise Hill, made the absolute best chicken and dumplings in the world! She made a pot for almost every family gathering. Like a lot of older folks, she didn't use a recipe--just add a little of this and a dab of that. She was visiting my daughter,...

Authentic Appalachian Cooking

Authentic Appalachian Cooking

I love cookbooks. I ordered this non-assuming book, Victuals by Ronni Lundy, thinking it was a cookbook. I was surprised to find it has recipes but is something quite different.Victuals, pronounced ‘vi-dls, is an amazing journey into life and food in the Appalachian...

IN MEMORY OF BREAD- A GREAT, INFORMATIVE READ

IN MEMORY OF BREAD- A GREAT, INFORMATIVE READ

My adult daughter, a fitness expert, had been talking to me about the problems with gluten in our diet. I would smile politely and hoped she'd go on to the next subject soon. When I saw Paul Graham's book, In Memory of Wheat, I thought of her and decided to read...

Food with Friends–The Art of Simple Gatherings-Review

Food with Friends–The Art of Simple Gatherings-Review

A Pretty Cookbook- But not much substance.I really wanted to like this cookbook. The full-color photographs and art work are lovely. The premise of the book is simple, yet special gatherings, such as an impromptu picnic or an effortless brunch. It sounds great. Easy...

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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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