Crumbs – The Road to Hell Isn’t the only Road Paved with Good Intentions

“The safest road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.” C. S. Lewis                                                                  “The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.”  Albert Einstein                                                                                 “Good intentions are not enough. They’ve never put an onion in … Continue reading

The Road to Hell Isn’t the Only Road Paved with Good Intentions

Leave it to a country song to tell it like it is. Here’s the chorus to the Randy Travis song, Good Intentions. “And I hear tell the road to hell is paved with good intentions.  And mama, my intentions were the best. There’s lotsa things in my life I just as soon not mention. Looks … Continue reading

Strawberry Salsa

Here’s another strawberry recipe from Southern Living. I’ve served this salsa on chicken and grilled salmon. I don’t usually rave over fish cooked at home. But this was outstanding. Now, I’ll look forward to having fish a couple of times a week. And it’s just in time for Memorial Day! Strawberry Salsa    Makes: about 2 1/2 cups  Hands-on Time: 15 minutes  … Continue reading

Crumbs – Memories and Milestones – A Tribute to Graduates

 “It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days.” Isabel Waxman                                                                           “Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”      Lois Wyse         “But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through … Continue reading

Memories and Milestones – A Tribute to Graduates

What does the month of May mean to you? Besides flowers, spring fever and incessant sneezing. For graduating seniors, the month of May ushers in a time of relief, celebration and anticipation. And yes, there’s a certain level of stress. The mad rush to get everything done can take its toll. But all in all, … Continue reading

The Best Potato Salad – An Expose on Aging, Pt. 2

I made this potato salad for Mother’s Day. There were 14 of us. Alas, Mary Beth, Katie and her family weren’t there. Left a big hole but hopefully we’ll all be together again before too much longer. Jay said this was the best potato salad he’s ever eaten. It came from, submitted by Cheftini.  … Continue reading

Crumbs – An Expose on Aging Pt 2, My Conversation with God

“Being in the throne room isn’t something we can make happen with our mind. Only the Holy Spirit can do that. Don’t put your faith in your imagination. Put your faith in God. Nurture trusting—simply and profoundly—that it is the truth that you have access to God, in all His glory. Let your heart believe … Continue reading

An Exposé on Aging – Pt. 2, My Conversation with God

My talk with the mirror lingers as I quietly enter the Father’s throne room. I feel His voice. “Come closer, my child. Tell me what’s bothering you.” I marvel as His warmth draws me into His presence. “No one has called me child in a very long time.” “You will always be my child. My … Continue reading

Frozen Strawberry Layer Cake

             Don’t you think it’s time for a yummy strawberry dessert that’s easy and low-fat? The strawberries are delicious and plentiful. So, I’m making it for our family dinner on Mother’s Day. It’s a Weight Watchers recipe. Frozen Strawberry Layer Cake – Serves 12        1 1/2 lbs strawberries, hulled and sliced (about 6 cups) 1/2 cup sugar … Continue reading

Crumbs – Exposé on Aging, Pt. 1

“Being seventy is not a sin.” Golda Meir                                                                                                                       ”And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Luca          “It takes a long time to grow young.” Abraham Lincoln An old man goes to answer a knock at the door one evening … Continue reading