Everyday is Waschtag

Source Waschtag means Washday in Pennsylvania Dutch.  In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Washday was once a week, on Mondays, and it took the whole day. In my house every day is washday.  If I didn’t work outside the home, I would likely adopt a cleaning method where I did major tasks all in one day.  That […]

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Be holy

Source What does it mean to be holy?  For me it means being closer and closer to God.  God is holy and if we focus on Him, follow his ways, and put him first.  We are holy too.  It’s as simple as that!  

weary

Source (Based upon Matthew 11:28) Sometimes it feels that life is just too hard I have worked so hard and have little to show for my labors There is still so much left to be done I have tried my best and fallen short I am tired Worn Weary Losing hope I had wanted to […]

okra

Source   Okra probably originated in West Africa and came to the Americas with the slaves.  Okra pods should be harvested when they are young and tender. If okra is hard to cut with a sharp knife, it’s too tough for cooking. I’m just learning the part about toughness.  I bought some okra at the […]

In the kitchen with Nan-Nan

Source I visited my grandmother every summer.  We called her Nan-Nan. Nan-Nan liked to cook and bake and I liked to eat.  Especially sweets. Nan-Nan made lemon meringue pie. This was one of my favorites. I liked the high fluffy meringue and the tart lemon custardy filling.  Nan-Nan also made chocolate cake with chocolate fudge […]