To Ring in the New Year in a Most Delicious Fashion …

    If you truly want to ring in the New Year in a most delicious fashion please give this White Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding a try. You’ll be so glad you did! … Continue Reading →


Dear Lord

    Sir Jacob, later Lord Astley, a Royalist fighting for King and country at the Battle of Edgehill in England’s first civil war in 1642, uttered the following words … Continue Reading →


Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree

There are probably few among us who don’t know the story of Charlie Brown’s Christmas. This year, between Christmas Eve Services at Emmanuel, I had the opportunity to watch this … Continue Reading →


Silent Night

  I was told recently by a friend of mine that every Christmas, British companies have sort of an unofficial competition to see who can create the best television commercial … Continue Reading →


Christmas Pageant – 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve

  Last year at Emmanuel Episcopal Church – my church – I experienced my first live Christmas pageant during Mass! I’d seen the story of the Birth of Christ acted … Continue Reading →


Come On … !

. Come on, admit it, you get as excited as I do when a package arrives from UPS! We never know exactly what will be hiding under that brown wrapping … Continue Reading →


Not All Are Merry

Through the years, you’ve heard me share how fortunate I was to have a beautiful childhood. Good parents. Good siblings.  And, to this day, what I like to consider as … Continue Reading →


Look Closer

    You all may or may not have heard about my Diet Coke with Lime addiction.  (Not to be confused with my ice cream addiction!) One of my priest … Continue Reading →


What God Wants for Christmas

  It’s a good thought, isn’t it? What does God want for Christmas?  Hello, everyone! And sorry for the unexpected radio-silence. When I got back on my bike three months … Continue Reading →



  Somehow I let 365 days pass without riding my bike. I know better than to let that happen and still, it did. I’m a survivor of open-heart surgery, I … Continue Reading →