Monthly Archives: July 2012

Recipe: Corn Pudding, from Mother’s Sunday School Class

I was feeling a bit down today, and decided to cook a bit in an attempt to cheer myself up.  Not too much, mind you–cooking, I mean!  So right now I have yellow squash and onions simmering in a pot, … Continue reading

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Sweet Tea

There was always a half-gallon glass jug of sweetened iced tea in our refrigerator, all year long, when I was growing up.  Daddy drank a huge glass every day at lunch and every night at dinner.  In the heat of … Continue reading

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Good Friends Are Hard to Find

This article in the New York Times style section today made me stop and think about the nature of my friendships and how they are changing.  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/fashion/the-challenge-of-making-friends-as-an-adult.html?ref=style I thought it was wrong about some things, however.  Are your best friends … Continue reading

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Bad Perms and Good Times

Looking at old photos sometimes prompts a memory or gives a blog topic.  This one says, “What were we thinking?” on so many different levels.  My sister Sherrie came to visit me in New York a few times in the … Continue reading

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Night Visitor

When I was a child, we had a small red brick house on a winding street in town lined with other nearly identical small red brick houses.  It only had two bedrooms, so my sister Sherrie and I shared a … Continue reading

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