Thankful for…

blue skies all the ingredients for a simple lunch ankles prayer quiet banana bread Advertisements

Hummus

I’ve finally hit upon a hummus recipe that I like.  The recipe I’ve had for years and kept making (but wasn’t really wild about) had too much tahini in it; that’s what I finally decided was wrong with it.  With a little tweaking, voila! it came out much more delicious (at least to my taste)….

Thankful for…

homegrown tomatoes a beautiful shade of blue helping hands the roll of thunder a little rain at the right time wild sunflowers

Hmmm… (and please don’t freak out)

So, last week I discovered this misshapen little pepper in the garden.  An enterprising spider had built its web in the hole created by some other less-beneficial insect.  (I know, I know, a spider isn’t an insect.)  Now how to get the little critter out?  I admit that putting my mouth over the hole and…

Thankful for…

the spicy, sweet smell of fresh basil wild sunflowers fluffy white clouds in a blue sky the hope of rain laundry on the line some time to rest being almost there honeybees life and breath huevos Mexicanos, the perfect way to use some of these late summer tomatoes and peppers

Thoughts on a Friday

The Spirit is not a conversational exercise.  It is something you live.  With passion, and with heart. -Father Angelus, quoted in Fleeing Herod: A Journey through Coptic Egypt with the Holy Family