Tag Archives: Food

Bring on the Pallets

May 4 – As we have written about before, we volunteered for the Harvesters’ distribution of food each month. We have been very fortunate during all of the winter months, as we have not missed even one distribution day because of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – Fourth and Final Course

April 21 – Dale really enjoys the golden corn bread that I make from time to time. You can find the recipe for this particular treat just about anywhere: in recipe books, on line, and sometimes on the box in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – Third Course

April 19 – For our third course, here are a couple other food tales while I am thinking way back. First of all, when I was about ten, my mother decided that I should have a surprise birthday party to … Continue reading

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Cows. And Squirrels. And Gluten.

April 14 – An interesting event took place across the road from us last week, in a pasture where cattle belonging to our son-in-law and his parents graze and wander about freely. We noticed a brown cow lying on her … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – Second Course

April 9 – Not too long ago, our grandson Robbie invited us for dinner after David had preached the sermon in church. Both Robbie and Kevin had been learning about foods of all kinds and how to prepare them all … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food – First Course

April 6 – So what comes to mind when you hear the word, “food?” Do you think of good things to eat? How to grow your own? How to make sure that you have a balanced diet? How to get … Continue reading

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Harvesters and a Groundhog Tale

February 8 – Chris has one more installment left on cleaning the basement, but we’ll change subjects temporarily for now and give you a review of our latest “Harvesters Day.” The coldest day of the week, and wouldn’t it have … Continue reading

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Fall and Pears and Fallen Pears

November 30 – We have finally said good bye to our dear friends, those pretty-but-dangerous yellow jackets! As we walk past the old pear tree that has dropped a number of bushels of fruit this year, we see all of … Continue reading

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Dehydration Can be a Good Thing

November 29 – We have never before dried any fruits or vegetables except tomatoes, so it’s quite different this year as we have dried Asian pears and pears from an ancient tree out in the pasture the other side of … Continue reading

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The Vole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

October 29 – So what’s the latest on our list of “jobs that were just begging to be done?” Well, you’re about to find out! First of all, while Dale has been out out tilling up the garden spot, well, … Continue reading

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