Six Things I’m Doing During Safer at Home – The Good and Not So Good

It’s important to me to use this time meaningfully to do things I  can’t normally do. I was working from home during the first month of the shutdown. My job kept me very busy, and it didn't feel like I was benefitting from having more time at home. Then I was laid off - left …

Go to the Dentist!

  How long has it been seen you have gone to the dentist? I know of people who are afraid to go but I believe putting it off just makes things worse, potentially compounding whatever issues they might have.  I went a few weeks ago, I usually go a little more than the recommended six …

Recipe: Instant Pot Vortex Plus Broiled Chicken Thighs

Instant Pot Vortex Plus Broiled Chicken Thighs Note: I purchased a Vortex and was not able to find information on how long to broil chicken thighs, so I created this recipe as a guide to help others. I explained how I seasoned the chicken, but feel free to season the chicken another way. Ingredients 3 …

The Magic of Books

I really like book apps like Kindle that allow you to read on your device. It’s amazing to be able to carry an entire library on your phone. I could read a few pages while standing in a store line or waiting for an appointment to start (I say could cause I don’t actually do …

Instant Pot Adventures

I bought an Instant Pot on Prime day and it has made me 100% more excited about cooking because it's so easy and quick. I have been wanting to write about what I'm doing, but I've been so busy actually using it, there hasn't been time. I came up with this list as to why …

Butterfly World

You know how when you go on a trip, you plan to go see all the sites and you rarely visit the attractions in your hometown? Butterfly World has been a place where I have always wanted to go to but kept putting off. It's 30 miles away, not incredibly far, but far enough that …

When Doves Cry

Last month I discovered an injured ringneck dove in my yard. It was Thursday night. I've been feeding the wild birds for six years and have doves, sparrows, blue jays, and cardinals as regulars so it was normal to see a dove. I had let my dog out and normally they flight into the tree but …

Keeping the Beaches Beautiful

Litter always saddens me. When there is a trash can nearby, I sometimes pick things up. Most of the time I don’t do anything besides wonder why people can’t throw things away properly. But with the straw controversy and constantly hearing animals being impacted and harmed by human trash, it tipped me in favor of trying …

How Our Enemies Can Make Us Holy — If We Let Them

Sunday readings for February 24, 2019 It’s easy to notice when people mistreat me. In this week's reading, Jesus instructs the disciples how to react when we are mistreated. I thought about times I've felt mistreated and came up with these instances. - The person in the parking lot who rushes past me as I’m …

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