To (mis)quote Dory from Finding Nemo, “I spy something blue and wet.” Yup. Something wet and clear/blue/brown (depending on where you’re going) is what makes summer in the south more bearable. Since we live in south Georgia maybe Continue reading “Surviving Summertime in the South”
I guess I didn’t realize that not everyone in the US are not familiar with thunderstorms like we in the hot, humid south are. Lightning that bangs and crackles the air, if you’re close enough, thunder that rumbles and vibrates your Continue reading “Southern Thunderstorms”
My mom has the best oatmeal muffin recipe. It is in our church cookbook (which is still available for sale (hint!). In this day and age of Pinterest, do people still buy cookbooks? I was looking through a new one today with a friend, and the cookbook she was given has a photo on every page. I confess I am a visual junkie because to me that is more appealing!
I am thinking about feature more recipes from our cookbook. It is not a typical Mennonite-cooking cookbook. Some of it is but it is a compilation Continue reading “Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins”
Every full moon I bemoan that I didn’t I didn’t get down to Jekyll to see the moon come up. Over the winter months until time change, it only works out to do this on weekends since I don’t have time to get down after work during the week. Full moon fell on Sunday this month. The best time to get pictures of the moon if you want to capture much of the surrounding area as well, is the night before full moon. The moon comes up approx. 50 min. later every night. Usually, the night of full moon, the moon is coming up just as the sun is finished setting, and darkness is mostly there, except for the moon. If you wait until then, and expose your camera for the moonlight, you won’t see much else. If you Continue reading “Jekyll Island at Dusk”
July 4th weekend 2 of my nieces came and spent the weekend with us. I made sushi the one evening. I use a soy wrap Continue reading “2016 Year in Review Part II”