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Today is what would have been Mom and Dad’s 47th wedding anniversary.

Here is a picture from their wedding day:

This the last picture they had taken together in 1999 (Mom is wearing the pearls Dad gave her that she wore on their wedding day):

Happy Anniversary, Mom & […]

Reality Strikes

I just came home from a dinner at a friend’s house.  Without going into details because I respect her privacy, the purpose of this evening was for a whole group of us to bring her and her husband dinner and bring her gifts to take to the hospital.  She is going in for breast cancer […]

Easy Garlic-Cheese Biscuits

These are the biscuits I served with the mac & cheese along with a simple tossed salad.

Easy Garlic-Cheese Biscuits

Prep: 10 min.

Bake: 10 min.

Makes 10-12 biscuits

2 cups Bisquick Original baking mix

2/3 cup milk

September 25th, 2009 | Category: Recipes | 10 comments

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

This is a recipe I made for a lunch at church.  It was a big hit!  Enjoy!

Baked Macaroni & Cheese


1 pound elbow macaroni

kosher salt

4 cups milk

2 sprigs thyme

2 cloves garlic, smashed


The Ad

Here is the breast cancer ad I mentioned yesterday:

Today’s Thoughts (9/21/09)

In the interest of not going more than two days without posting something, here’s a sample of today’s thoughts:

I saw something today I don’t think I have ever seen before…I saw two jet planes traveling in the same direction so their contrails were right on top of each other. […]

Creation vs. Evolution

A friend answered a poll on facebook the other day.  Which do you believe, creation or evolution?  She voted evolution.  I commented that I think I believe in both.

To me it’s like my spaghetti sauce.  My dad taught me how to make spaghetti sauce when I was young. He was in charge of dinner […]

Sleep – Part Two

People seem angry and rude these days.  I know, not a new thought since its been in the news but I have a theory.

People are really, really tired.  It makes you short tempered and can make you say things you wouldn’t say if you were well rested.

My solution: Everyone needs a nap.  Everyone […]

A Shocking Day

Today is the third anniversary of my Mom’s entrance into heaven. That’s how I word it when I dedicate flowers to her at church to commemorate her life and death.  September 14, 2006. I can’t believe it has been three years since that shocking moment.

Why was it shocking? Well, […]

Always, always, always…

Always, always, always say I love you.

I made it a point, as my parents grew older, that I never ended a conversation with them without saying I love you. Even if Mom and I had a fight, which was often, I would end the conversation with “I love you”. […]