My mother had several ancient cookie cutters including a Santa, reindeer, Christmas tree and holly. Every year she would make a huge batch of cookies for the family and to give away. My sister inherited both the cutters and the tradition. She also makes many cookies, but mainly to give away. Although she is gluten … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – Christmas Cookies
Yesterday my boss described his experience when shopping for Christmas cards. Spread out on a table was a large selection of designs. For some reason several cards featured dogs ( I prefer cats myself). Only two mentioned the birth of the Christ child.Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart debate over whether a war on this religious … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – A Secular Christmas?
A great part of any family heritage is the recipe file handed down from generation to generation. Two years ago my family compiled a cookbook of recipes from various branches of our family and a few favorites borrowed from friends. Of course not all these suggested recipes worked out well – the spinach balls recipe … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – The Family Cookbook
Recently several friends challenged me to start a blog. But what do I write about?My father always said that I was cursed with being a generalist - I am interested in everything. So the consistent thing you can expect from this site is inconsistency, at least as far as subject is concerned. I'll try to … Continue reading An Eclectic Mix
My name is Lynn. I come from the Great Pacific Northwest, about 90 miles south of Seattle. But now I live in Orlando, FL. What a difference! Will you please join me as we explore the Universe together?!! Favorite verse: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own … Continue reading Hello world!