Lovely

Lovely

It poured rain Saturday and Sunday, so much so that everyone who came to church Sunday joked about needing an ark. Sunday afternoon, when I’d just gotten Sophia and Jonathan tucked in for naps, we saw a bolt of lightning so close and an instant, deafening clap...

On the menu 4.28.13

This week’s menus: Sunday: Derek’s birthday! Finally pinned him down to a birthday meal. We’re having his parents and our friends (and their son, our godson) over. He’s ordered Steamed artichokes with lemon-butter sauce for appetizer Sliders...

Addendum to Pity, party of one

Yesterday I wrote this post in reaction to a post on an anonymous blog that was written by a pastor’s wife. I can sum her original post up this way: “I didn’t know what I was getting into, marrying a pastor. I had to move away from my family, I had...

Pity, party of one and other happenings

Anyone who complains this bitterly and blindly about a vocation God has given her should, in no particular order, join the military, read this post, read this book, and watch Ratatouille, particularly this scene about perspective (which, by the way, goes nicely with a...

On the menu 4.21.13

This week’s menus: Sunday: Peanut butter pork and rice & steamed veg, by Derek’s request. I’ll pull some pork out for Sophia before adding the pb. Monday: Bowtie pasta with pancetta and leeks, a Pioneer Woman recipe. I use bacon instead of...