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Menu Plan Monday

August 5, 2013


  Elspeth:   Sunday- Grilled flank steak, baked potatoes, Caesar salad Monday- Roasted vegetable pasta Tuesday- Chicken breasts with black-eyes peas and couscous Wednesday- Birthday dinner, TBD Thursday- Crispy baked dijon-tarragon chicken with roasted green beans and mushrooms Friday- Bacon-cheddar burgers, sweet potato fries

Multi-Tasking Churches Substitute “Ministry” For Souls

July 25, 2013


I wondered last week why the church seems to be so full of people who don’t really believe. That’s a strong statement to make, I know. However, as I was one of those people for the first quarter century of my life, I know of what I speak. That this is the case tells me […]

Just do it.

July 16, 2013


My husband indulges my Internet commentary and philosophizing, but it’s just not his thing. He often notes that if people lived the truths they already know rather than pretending to dig for deeper truth, the world would be a much more sane place. Simple, common sense words but very profound, no? At the end of […]

Menu Plan Monday

July 15, 2013


Elspeth: Sunday- Pan fried tilapia, spicy roasted potatoes and corn hash Monday- Chicken Caesar salad Tuesday- Steak fajitas Wednesday- Grilled salmon with fruit salsa, arugula salad Thursday- North African spiced chicken, sautéed cabbage, corn muffins Friday- Black bean burgers, onion rings.

Children are not a fashion accessory

July 11, 2013


I think quite often about the scourge of divorce in our culture. Things have changed a great deal in the past 75 years or so. Parents are not intimately involved when their children choose a mate. Young women are groomed for the market place rather than the home, and marriage is viewed as an addendum […]

Open Thread

July 10, 2013


Since the conversation on the man shortage thread has meandered away from the OT and there are no posts currently pending, I figured this is as good a time as any for an open thread. Talk about whatever you like, but obey the rules of engagement please.

Is There a Man Shortage or Something?

July 8, 2013


First Alte tweets this: A jury deciding whether to sentence a convicted cop killer to death today saw a CCTV recording of the 31-year-old and a 29-year-old prison guard rendezvousing in the prison ‘activity room’. The CCTV video shows a two-minute incident between Ronell Wilson and Nancy Gonzalez, 29, which occurred at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention […]