FIRST OFF….I don’t mean to be difficult. Actually, it comes to me quite easily, ask anyone who knows me. SO..I’ve been noticing some changes in our everyday language. No, it isn’t just me. SO..I hear it on the television, and it’s even on my favorite channel Fox News. FIRST OFF..You could ask me a question, […]
Time passes..memories (and recipes) stay with us.
HE WENT TO THE SYNAGOGUE, AS WAS HIS CUSTOM…. As a young girl, I was asked to baby sit for my infant nephew while my sister and her husband went out for the evening. Since the child had a slight cold, my sister’s instructions were to give him a spoon full of cough medicine from […]
Ever wonder what kind of an impression you left on folks today? Think about it.
I don’t remember what it was I said that day. I must confess, from a very young age I was prone to say things without thinking. Whatever it was, it offended her. I was banished from the County Farm for a year when I was twelve. What a wonderful lady! Mrs. Kelly and her husband […]
Ahead were only dreary, boring days and years of waiting to get “old.” There was nothing new to do nor places to see or ROADS to travel.
I began to think of the way we are linked together
through His creation. The markings of the geese are specific,
always the same for a particular breed.
I wouldn’t even be telling you this
if it wasn’t that I had recently seen posts on Facebook
who had observed the same event
that I experienced…….
Trying to navigate the unfamiliar left hand turn at a cross section,
I didn’t see the traffic light.
It was blinking red, apparently.
When lilac bushes appear in a vacant field,
we know an old Michigan farm
once stood nearby.
Ann was healed and she was in heaven!
The Holy Spirit was giving to me the knowledge of her healing.
I received the confirmation of her new life
as a gift.
It is a gift I will remember and cherish all the days of my life.
a THREAD begins to reveal itself.
Ahead are endless, unplanned days.
This wasn’t supposed to happen.
This recipe from a friend of my Mother, Eleanor Parrish. On a piece of note paper, it’s dated August 1971. The families shared neighboring cottages at Lake Louise in Northern Michigan for twenty-five years. Let’s try it! 2 Cans Chinese Noodles 2 Cans White Tuna (or 2 cups cut chicken) 2 Cans Cream of Mushroom […]
Ready for the strawberry season, can’t wait to try it. 9″ Baked Pie Shell 2/3 Cup Sugar 2/3 Cup Flour 1/4 Tsp Salt 2 Cups Milk 4 Eggs, Separated 1 1/2 Tsp Vanilla 3/4 Cup Dairy Sour Cream 1 Cup Sliced Fresh Strawberries 1/4 Tsp. Cream of Tartar 1/2 Cup Sugar Combine 2/3 cup sugar, […]
Not sure who Joyce is..but she certainly has an interesting recipe to share with us. 3 Eggs (slightly beaten) 1 Cup White Sugar 1/2 Cup Dark Karo Syrup 1 Cup Pumpkin 1/2 Tsp. Cinnamon 1/4 Tsp Salt Mix Mix ingredients together, stir well. Pour into 9″ pie crust. Sprinkle 1 Cup chopped pecans over filling. […]
I have this recipe in my little recipe box. It must have been a good one or someone wouldn’t have written it down for me. Perhaps you’d like to try it and let me know how it goes. BROCCOLI SALAD (1) Bunch Broccoli neatly cut up (2) Bunch Cauliflower neatly cut up (3) 2 Small […]
Lemon in the crust as well as the filling accents the flavor of this tasty apple dessert… 2/3 Cup butter… 1/2 Cup sugar… 1 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel… 2 Cups all-purpose flour… 3 tblsp. Butter… 3/4 Cup medium crushed cornflakes… 1 tsp. sugar… 2 Eggs… 1/4 Cup sugar… 1 8oz. Carton dairy sour cream… […]
The photograph above is of the homestead of Ella’s parents in Ogemaw County, Michigan. Ella came to live with our family in 1939 when she was 18, (I was 4), so that she could live in town and attend County Normal college to become a country school teacher. Her Dad and Mother and siblings were […]
Surely as the robin is our state bird and the apple blossom our favorite flower, Michigan is a wonderful state. From the Mighty Mac to the Motor city, Michigan is filled with history, industry, woods and waters. Together they gladden the heart of the most particular soul. Although other states may lay claim to him, […]
It all sounds so good and I can’t wait to try them.
Sounds good to me! CRUST 1 cup flour 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup pecans (chopped) 1/3 to 1/2 cup crushed corn flakes 2 tbsp sugar Mix and press into a 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 375deg for 12-15 minutes TOPPING 1 8oz pkg Philadelphia cream cheese 1 Cup powdered Sugar 1 Cup Cool Whip […]