“Ohhh.” “Ruff” “What’s up, Missy?” “I am just stretching.” “ruff.” “Once again, I commend you. You both behaved wonderfully.” “Yeah. Thanks, Marica.” “Ruff.” “Oh, C’mon. It wasn’t’ that bad.” “ARE YOU KIDDING ME? I don’t know what your accommodations were like but my Dear Friend and I spent multiple nights on the floor in a garage.
“Yes, Missy.” “We are back on the Farm, aren’t we?” “Ruff?” “We are.” “Oh! I am so glad.” “You were a good girl, Missy. And you, Boy! You were such a good boy! A stoic!!” “Ruff.” “Marica?” “Yes, Missy.” “I hate to ask, but could you, would you, mind… ….” “Want to go to the
Merry Christmas to all y’all on the Shire!
from Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries (1929)
Holy Night Silent night! Holy night! All is calm, all is bright! ‘Round yon virgin mother and child! Holy infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace. Silent night! Holy night! Shepherds quake at the sight, Glories stream from heaven afar, Heav’nly hosts sing Alleluia, Christ the Saviour is born, Christ
Everywhere, Everywhere, Christmas To-night Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night. Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night, Christmas in lands of the fir tree and pines, Christmas in lands of the palm tree and vines, Christmas where snow-peaks stand solemn and white, Christmas where corn fields lay sunny and bright, Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night, Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night. Everywhere, everywhere,
Long Ago On Bethlehem’s Hills Long ago on Bethlehem’s hills Shepherds watch were keeping Thro’ the darkness, Quiet and still, Sheep and lambs were sleeping. “Glory be to God on high,” Angel voices the message bring, “For to you is born this day Jesus who is Saviour and King.” from Worship and Conduct Songs for
Walmart is a Holy Land Read that. I command you to read that. Please.
We’ve been thinking about a meatloaf contest, starting after the holidays. I know you can’t come every week but would, say, Sunday be a good night for meatloaf night so y’all could come every couple of weeks or so? I’m just assuming you all would want to participate! 🙂 Mr. Big Food just combed through
Be Glad “This is the loving, giving time, Be glad,” the joy bells say, “Because a little Baby came To earth on Christmas Day.” An angel named the Baby King Long before His birth, And now the name of Jesus is the sweetest name on earth. from Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries
This picture really doesn’t capture the nature of the salad. This is much better. We had soup & salad for Marica Cooks Monday. I asked Mr. Big Food to make a dressing for the salad and after that the salad was make it up as I went along. I thought marinating the beans in white
“American Landscape” by L. Whitney (ca. 1855) in The Beauty of America in Great American Art (1965)
Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise Him all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen. from Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries (1929)
People– like actual critters with the same number of chromosomes as you and I have– are complaining about Chinese food. I would love to have a fake, culture-appropriating Chinese restaurant in town. How cool would that be? Ah. Alas. I have to settle for a fake, culture-appropriating Mexican restaurant that offers a half way really
The Lord Bless Thee and Keep Thee The Lord bless thee and keep thee, The Lord make His face shine upon thee, And give thee peace. from Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries (1929)
I am certain I’ve posted the recipe for Mr. Big Food’s vanočka before but it’s worth repeating. This year he substituted chopped dried apricots for the chopped nuts, and added 1 Tbsp spiced rum to the dough before the first rising. Delicious! Merry Christmas! Mr Big Food says, “This is Bessie Petr’s Vanočka recipe. It’s
Remember God’s Day This is God’s day, His holy day, Remember His day to keep it holy. from Worship and Conduct Songs for Beginners and Primaries (1929)