10-Grain Pumpkin Muffins

This recipe is forked from King Arthur Flour’s Banana Muffins recipe, minus the topping. There are a few notable changes: one can of pumpkin in place of mashed bananas, 10-grain cereal for the oat bran, and a teaspoon of cinnamon.…

2020 Goals

book and coffee
This poor blog is sorely neglected. There are a number of reasons for this but one of my goals this year is to make time to blog. With three small children constantly needing something, many of my hobbies have fallen…

Worldwide WordPress 5k

I participated in the the Worldwide WordPress 5K today – I’m glad that Automattic organizes this virtual event. When you work on a computer all day, it’s easy to remain sedentary and neglect time outdoors. I run mostly for the…

Paths Leading Home

Today one of my favorite authors died. Elisabeth Elliot’s words had a profound impact on me as a young girl and helped shape my thinking, especially on the topics of loneliness and patience. Her no nonsense writing style and constant…

My Famous Chicken Salad Recipe

Most of the work of this recipe is chop, chop, chopping everything up but you’ll be eating it for days. 🙂 Ingredients: 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 small cabbage 2 apples 1 onion 1 package of almond slices Approx.…

The Night is Far Spent

Christ came to redeem for all times and seasons. Only my flagging, drowsy devotion relegates his influence to an annual holiday. But every day, I get to try it again. I try to awake to the truth that every day is as sacred as the next...

The Untiring Ones

It is one of the great troubles of life that we cannot have any unmixed emotions. There is always something in our enemy that we like, and something in our sweetheart that we dislike.