I am in my fourth year of teaching freshman composition at a local community college as a part-time instructor. This semester, I chose Willa Cather’s My Antonia and O.E. Rolvaag’s Giants in the Earth as our class novels. While my classes’ reactions to the novels were mixed, I found both novels interesting and compelling for their depiction of humanity and … [Read more…]
Today’s kitchen tip deals with organizing recipes. I have a confession to make: I am a hoarder of food magazines. With my subscription to Light & Tasty, in addition to other miscellaneous publications I have collected over the years, I have so many recipes that I was forever trying (and liking) a new one, only to … [Read more…]
I’m a little late with my menu plan today. We had a hectic weekend. Steady Eddie and I sponsor our church’s Bible quiz team, so we took about ten children to a competition 2 1/2 hours away from home on Saturday. On Friday, a very beloved member of our congregation had died after having a … [Read more…]
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Today’s Works for Me Wednesday takes me back to last week when I was planning Louise’s second birthday party. As I have already mentioned, I made the mistake decision when Lulu was a year old to both bake and decorate her first birthday cake myself, thereby throwing down the proverbial gauntlet. When we asked the … [Read more…]