Showing posts from July, 2010

Because We All Can't Come and Go By Bubble

About 12:30 yesterday afternoon, I pulled a surprise out of the mommy fun bucket and bought tickets for me and the 3 big sisters to see a 2 pm Wicked show at the Hobby Center.  We almost needed to "defy gravity" to make it downtown in time, but we made it and what an afternoon at the theater it was.  The "thank you, Mommy" responses were priceless, the tickets and souveneirs, well, not so much, but worth every penny. Thank you, Daddy, for making it possible. A few weeks ago I came across this recipe for a wickedly good peach cobbler by Patti LaBelle which I made with the peaches we picked from E and B Orchards in Navasota. WICKED PEACH COBBLER 1 Piecrust for Double Crust Pie (I used ready-made pastry crust dough) 3 lbs Medium Peaches , peeled, pitted, and cut into 1/4-inch slices 2 Tbsp Cornstarch 1 Cup Sugar 2 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon , plus more for the top of the crust 4 Tbsp (1/2 stick) Butter , chilled, cut into small piece

A Star-Spangled Tribute to The Forgotten Verses

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor The Star-Spangled Banner Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof thru the night that our flag was still there. Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave? On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep, As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses? Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, In full glory reflected now shines in the stream: 'Tis the star-spangled banner! Oh long may it wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the b

Be-You-tiful You

Finding your identity in C-H-R-I-S-T C reated wonderful- Psalm 139:14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made. H eld- Psalm 18:16 He reached down from on high and took hold of me. R edeemed and Restored- Psalm 103:4 Praise the Lord who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion. I mage-bearer of God- 2 Cor. 2:14 through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him. S ufficient- 2 Cor. 12:9 My grace is sufficient for you. T aken care of- Deut. 33:12 Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders.