The Simple Woman’s Daybook: September 19, 2011

FOR TODAY September 19, 2011 Outside my window… sunny and in the 90’s. I’m seriously jonesing for four distinct seasons here — 97 F in September is unacceptable. I am thinking… that I hope “the Buffet plan” passes and the millionaires and billionaires start paying their fair share. I am thankful… for our “Winnie the …
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7 Quick Takes — Things to Do Instead of Watching Endless Hours of TV on 9/11

Sunday is the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and that fact hasn’t escaped me. I’m sure there will be televised memorials and lots of footage of the towers falling. Thing is… we know it happened. I have memories of that day and of the prayer meeting that happened when the entire seminary crowded into Schenk Chapel …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: July 25, 2011

FOR TODAY July 25, 2011 Outside my window… sunny and warm. According to Weatherbug, it’s in the 80’s. I am thinking… about cookie baking for Metanoia’s booth at the Farmer’s Market in a few weeks. I am thankful… for Daniel’s various therapists. From the learning rooms… the sign for “more”, body parts, and walking while …
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7 Quick Takes: Random Thoughts on Thursday Night

It’s 11:30 and I’m online. Not a good thing for sleep, I guess. Here are my seven random thoughts. 01.) Rachel on Big Brother needs to go… BADLY. The girl is the spawn of Satan and has the horns to prove it. 02.) I so don’t approve of the weather. It was 96 in Sacramento …
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Here’s the awesome pesto recipe that my family makes every year. 8 cups basil leaves packed into food processor 1 head garlic or more Peeled and separated. 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup shredded parmesan 1 cup walnuts or pine nuts. ————————— Pack the basil leaves into the food processor. Pulse 8 ?? 10 times …
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