Permalink 02:52:00 pm, by Mary Email , 1013 words
Categories: Michigan, Family, Writing

Blank Pages

I saw an entry in my mom's journal from 1977, about my aunt feeling down and I knew right away it must have been written soon after my uncle passed away. I backed up, scanning the pages for some reference to an emergency, a phone call, a funeral but I found nothing.

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Permalink 03:31:00 pm, by Mary Email , 204 words
Categories: Menu and Cooking

Menu Monday: Nothing To See Here

It's true. There isn't much here today. I'm not cooking much this week because there are several things going that will have us out of the house in the evenings. Never the less, here is what we will be eating.

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Permalink 11:00:00 am, by Mary Email , 652 words
Categories: Everyday Life, House, Aron, Family, Home Remedies

Done With Finishing

"I didn't get anything done." The words hang around me constantly. Nagging "guilt flies" that swarm about my face in irritating flashes of my cluttered scenery.

The dryer door open, clothes half unloaded.

The living room half dusted, fluff and yellow handled duster still lying on the credenza.

The dish drainer half full, soapy water, now cold, and the pots left soaking in it.

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Menu Monday

We have been very much caught up in the little things around here. I like the little things so I'm not complaining. I feel like God is teaching me things I want to blog about, but I can't quite get here to write it all down. No matter. It will come.

We do still eat though. I have made out my menu week after week, but obviously haven't always taken the time to put it here. I may need to simplify my methods. Explanations aren't always necessary. They are fun though. This week we'll try to simplify and we'll only add the things that are going on that day and it may or may not seem obvious as to why I chose the meals I chose.

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Permalink 01:01:00 am, by Mary Email , 685 words
Categories: Everyday Life, Family, America

Practicing Our Hate Walk

We all know we're supposed to practice our "Love Walk." But have you ever thought about the importance of your "Hate Walk?" Hate is an ugly word, yet has it's value in certain arenas. The word hate, like many other politically incorrect words or phrases, is in the Bible and God doesn't shy away from it. In fact He encourages it, even commands it of us. Never toward people, but always toward what is evil.

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