Monthly Archives: November 2009

5 posts

Turkey, Ham, or Deer Steak

One of the advantages of our grocery system in the U.S.  is that we can have turkey or ham any time of the year, not just on holidays. My kids didn’t want either one this year, so we agreed on deer tenderloin steaks. The menu also included chicken breasts for […]

Oatmeal for Breakfast

Oatmeal for breakfast with honey and pecans—the perfect fall breakfast. When I was a kid, I hated oatmeal. Gummy, gooey, stick-in-your-throat mess. I forced mine down with toast. We ate cornmeal mush, sometimes fried in bacon grease, or boiled rice, with butter, sugar, and milk, but that stuck in my […]

Greater Love

Say the word, “love” and what image forms in your mind? Young couples walking arm in arm on a secluded beach?  A mother holding her newborn baby? An older couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary?  Jesus modeled true love when He walked on this earth. He called the little children to […]

Framing Your World

Have you ever watched concrete being poured? They build a wooden frame around the area they are going to pour into, building it up to the depth they want and the shape they intend for it to become. Then they pour the cement and smooth off the top, working the […]


When I was a telephone operator, we had a work technique called over-lapping. The operator answered a call, took the information required, and placed a long-distance call. Then as that phone call was ringing, the operator clicked off that call, and answered another call. When the called party on the […]