It’s Still Cold!!!

This winter has been one of the longest and dreariest ones in Austin, Texas that I’ve ever gone through.  Normal temperatures around this time of year vary from 50-70’s, but this year we have stayed more in the 30-40’s range with lots of days without seeing sunshine.  Eek!! I did not sign up for this!!!  […]

Independence Day

I’m looking forward to tomorrow’s July 4th celebrations!! This national holiday is the quintessential summer holiday and gives us all a great opportunity to party like rock stars!!  Well, maybe not rock stars since some of them do questionable things…so, maybe we should party like its 1999 And I digress – big shocker, I’m sure! […]

Freedom

I love Memorial Day.  It is such a special day to remember all of the fallen soldiers who so valiantly fought for the freedom we enjoy today.   Our liberty has not come without a price. It doesn’t take much to figure out how fortunate we are to live in the United States. Just look at […]

Taking Care of Others

As seen in Thursday’s blog, taking care of yourself is crucial in order to be a valuable servant in the world we live in.  Clearly, when we don’t get the rest, exercise or God’s Power (through scripture and prayer) on a daily basis we become useless. However, the next step in the process is to […]

A Sack of Potatoes

Raw potatoes are not my favorite.  For one, they always seem dirty and rough.  And for two, if I forget about them and leave them in the pantry (which is VERY likely in my disorganized kitchen), they become squishy with those roots coming out at all ends. YUCK. On the other hand, potatoes are quite […]

Why Me?

Have you ever been in a room full of people and someone asks for volunteers?  Do you quickly slump down your chair until you are satisfied that your head is hidden behind the person in front of you.  Do you suddenly become interested in your feet?  Or, do you hold your breath and pray they […]