Easy Homemade Butterhorns

These easy homemade butterhorn rolls are a delight to serve. You can make them ahead of time and freeze them. Place them on a tray about three hours before you want to serve them, and let them rise as they thaw. I got this recipe from my sister Loretta years ago, and sometimes I only make half a batch. Most times, I make the entire batch and have some to store in the freezer. For this … Read more

The Art of Being a Mother – Part 6 of 7

The Art of Being a Mother Part 6 of 7 A Mother’s Magnitude Things that measure magnitude. An earthquake, a star, and a mother. What do they have in common? Each of these has a magnitude or a “far-reaching effect.” In the past, an earthquake was measured on the Richter scale. It has been replaced by the “moment magnitude scale”, which is considered even more accurate. At any rate, an earthquake’s measurement is based upon the … Read more

Where Were You in Orlando?

Oh, Orlando, how we weep for you. How we dare not say we know why this happened! There’s a story of three men who called themselves friends of Job.  The man Job who once owned camels, oxen, sheep, and donkeys; he had seven sons, three daughters, and plenty of servants. Every day he prayed for his adult children.  He lost them all because of the Chaldeans, Sabeans, a fire and the wind.  He lost everything he … Read more

Texas Hash

  You can fix this recipe to suit the size of your crowd and the likes of their palettes.  Some like it spicy, and some don’t. So just adjust the seasonings and the taste to suit yourself and your gang.  This is a one dish meal and you can finish it on top of the stove or let it bake in the oven.  You choose. You’ll need onions, peppers, olive oil, canned tomatoes, uncooked rice, … Read more

The Art of Being a Mother – Part 5 of 7

The Art of Being a Mother Part 5 of 7 Seizing Teachable Moments Dave and I were walking along Main street in my hometown when he suddenly stopped and moved to the other side of me on the sidewalk. “What was that about?” I asked him. “My mom told me that a gentleman always walks on the side toward the traffic when he’s with a girl, so he can protect her. I wasn’t nearly as tall … Read more