Tag Archives: food

Book Review: Salad Leaves For All Seasons

Salad Leaves For All Seasons:  Organic Growing From Pot To Plot, by Charles Dowding My library had this book presented, and I do not think it was necessarily the best move.  That is not to say that this is a … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Bountiful Bonsai

Bountiful Bonsai:  Create Instant Indoor Container Gardens With Edible Fruits, Herbs And Flowers, by Richard W. Bender The author has made a bit of a niche for himself as someone who seeks to combine an appreciation for the traditional arts … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Herbal Bonsai

Herbal Bonsai:  Practicing The Art With Fast-Growing Herbs, by Richard W. Bender The author seems unsure of whether to celebrate or to bemoan the impatience of potential American bonsai enthusiasts.  On the one hand, the author celebrates the way that … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Park-Like Experience

Today was the last round of our dinner club meals this year [1] and since I was the one hosting, I figured it would be easiest to have a picnic meal al fresca, since I am not able to host … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Chicken Whisperer Is In

Recently, some friends of mine got a few little chicks to add to their small collection of poultry because they were in need of hens to balance the gender ratio of their brood.  I was sympathetic to the plight of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, History, Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Album Review: We Beefin (EP)

We Beefin, by Wendy’s Although I don’t blog about it often [1], I’m a pretty big fan of Wendy’s.  When I was a kid I ate there because they had a nice salad bar to go with chicken sandwiches and … Continue reading

Posted in History, Music History, Musings | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Eating From The Ground Up

Eating From The Ground Up:  Recipes For Simple, Perfect Vegetables, by Alana Chernaila [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I requested this book, I … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Classic Slow Cooker

The Classic Slow Cooker:  Best Loved Family Recipes To Make Fast And Cook Slow, by Judy Hannemann As someone who is no stranger to cookbooks despite, or maybe because, such reading habits are somewhat unusual for someone in my position … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Some Practical Advice For Deleavening

[The following is the prepared text for a sermonette delivered at the United Church of God congregation in Portland, Oregon on March 17, 2018.] When it comes to deleavening and the avoidance of eating leavened bread during the Days of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings, Sermonettes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Team Building: TopGolf

Alright, so today from 2-5PM I spent my afternoon at TopGolf near the library not too far away from work and home, and I wanted to comment at least a little bit about it and give a bit of a … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment