Be Strong Be strong! We are not here to play, to dream, to drift; We have hard work to do, and loads to lift; Shun not the struggle– face it; ’tis God’s gift. Be strong! Say not, “The days are evil. Who’s to blame?” And fold the hands and acquiesce– oh shame! Stand up, speak
As we prepare to take our little trip, I want to remind you that there is a party going on. Each & everyone of you can post. Kat is the site admin. I need to go clothes shopping.
bacon wrapped quail
Happy New Year!
It’s been like this for over a week– maybe two. Pictured above are Creative Cooking Orange Rice (thanks for the new rice cooker Daughter C & The J-Man), Red Cabbage and Chestnut Casserole (thanks for the chestnuts, Amazon), and Oven Fried Fish I (thanks for catching the red fish Mr. Big Food’s Uncle). It was
Chuckle! Via Powerline’s the Week in Pictures.
Song of the Very Poor (from the Old French) Old Year is out. Laugh and make merry! When you have your heart’s desire, Turn about, Remember the very Poor Who have no food or fire. New Year is in. Eat and be merry! After you have drunk and fed, Then begin To think of the
Remember what my mother says! The way you begin the New Year is the way you’ll end the Old Year. So be sure your kitchen is clean.* And before you fall asleep, stuff your pockets with cash and tuck your treasures under your pillow. *I’ve been following Mom’s advise for well on 30 or 40
Up the Hill, Down the Hill Old One, lie down, Your journey is done, Little New Year Will rise with the sun. Now you have come to The foot of the hill, Lay down your bones, Old Year and lie still. Young one, step out, Your journey’s begun, Weary Old Year Makes way for his
Places to go, things to do, people to see as we pursue Happiness in 2014. Wishing you the same. Drive carefully!
Good morning! I love family traditions. My mother, who is not especially superstitious but who has no problem passing along superstitious traditions, taught me that the way in which one ends an old year and rings in a new year will be way in which one will end the new year and ring in a