One Thing At a Time

The end of March (the date of my last post) seems like so long ago in blog world time, a world in which constant, timely posts are of the utmost importance. I could feel bad about this, but I don’t really because a lot of real life has happened since then – vacations, work, work…

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Helen’s Rockfish

I love it when my family gives me material, and I don’t have to go fishing for it (pun intended.) “Mom, what are we having for dinner?” “Snapper.” “Actually, Rockfish, kind of the same.” “Mom!! Rockfish are the most poisonous fish in the WORLD!” Pause. “Oh wait. That’s the Stonefish. Never mind.” Mutters something incoherent…

Helen (Entertaining Angels)

“You smell like Old People. And soap. I like that.” Willy Wonka in Tim Burton’s movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Eggs and tortillas – that’s all I needed. Apparently, I also needed rock fish. I was squeezing one last thing into the last ten minutes before picking up my children from school yesterday. Even…

The Sausage Monster

Martha Stewart said it would be easy, savory and hearty. She was right about her recipe for the savory, sausage pudding, but with only sausage links, scallions, tomatoes, flour, eggs, milk and butter. It was also very B-o-r-i-n-g. I made it last Saturday, and my husband thought it was a little too carby. I thought…

Today’s A Good Day!

I’ve been awakening early – like really early – too early for me to feel like it should just be a part of who I am – for many, many weeks now. This gets exhausting as you can imagine, and I’ll touch on that a little later. But a couple of mornings ago, I had…

N-NYR#2: Who I Was Made To Be

Actually, by this point of the New Year (Chinese New Year’s Non-Resolution, perhaps?) this second Non-New Year’s Resolution is fast becoming the focus of the Lenten season. I think it’s only God’s timing that could have worked it out so perfectly. I really, really struggle with anxiety. There. I said it. It feels good to…

N-NYR#1: No Money Monday

I don’t really like New Year’s Resolutions.  I gave up on making specific ones a long time ago, and I usually start thinking about what needs to be different in my life about November.  Such is the case with this first Non-New Year’s Resolution. In years past, these Non-New Year’s Resolutions have been simple.  One…

Snowmobiling Rocks!!

Well, here we are.  Three weeks into 2013 and I am just now getting around to doing a holiday recap and New Year’s post.  I think it will officially give me closure now that the decorations have been safely put away until next year. For as long as I can remember, December has always been…