A chili winter’s day

A chili winter’s day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Holiday potluck food safety tips

Holiday potluck food safety tips

My office is having a holiday potluck next week – do you have any tips to make sure I don’t do anything that will make my co-workers sick ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A little flavor goes a long way

A little flavor goes a long way

Why are some people good cooks, while others are just so so or (to put it kindly) just not talented in that area? After all, anybody can follow a reci...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A tough act to follow

A tough act to follow

The longest first act in theatre history.And that is a good thing.This past weekend, my wife and I ventured to see our oldest in his collegiate theatr...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Nice is a matter of perspective

Nice is a matter of perspective

Sitting in the living room the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and me were enjoying some hot apple cider tea and listening to some Christmas music....

December 7th, 2017 |  


What does Christmas mean to you?

What does Christmas mean to you?

The Christmas Season is upon us. I have already seen people buying Christmas trees and have been told “Merry Christmas.” We have attended ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Living longer vs. living better

Modern medicine is an incredible thing, with breakthroughs almost daily that range from simple treatments for common ailments to advanced organ transp...

December 5th, 2017 |  


The need for cultural shift on gender-based violence

Nov. 25 kicked off the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. At no time has this work been more necessary than now. From rampant s...

December 5th, 2017 |  


True love is color blind

True love is color blind

How are things going with your foster babies? How are Julia and Austin adjusting, and how do you think it’ll go once we have another baby born i...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Getting ready ahead of time

Getting ready ahead of time

Can we really be a month away from the start of another calendar year?If each day basically takes the same number of minutes to complete, why does tim...

December 1st, 2017 |