Tag Archives: Food

Cake for Dinner

Ahh.  Nothing like the smooth taste of a piece of white birthday cake smothered with a heaping helping of butter cream icing.  As it passes through my cake-hole, leaving a film of grease along my palate, a couple of swigs … Continue reading

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Grandpa Santa

Silence is golden.  I’m thankful that Katrina added water to our large fish aquarium in the living room last night before going to bed.  Yesterday the sound was atrocious, as if I were on a white water rafting trip while … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure

Boys like to dig.  I suppose I did my share of it when I was once one, and have done plenty since, but there is just something inside of most boys that make them want to dig in the dirt.  … Continue reading

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The Banana Plantation

There is something very wrong with this picture.  For some reason we have gotten accustomed to having fairly mild winters here in Arkansas, but that has not been the case this year.  Snow and below freezing temperatures are becoming commonplace around … Continue reading

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The Last Day of January

I left work today with great anticipation of seeing snowflakes in abundance, hoping the weatherman’s prediction hadn’t failed us again.  It hadn’t.  God came through for him today, giving him a much needed boost to his reputation for a change.  … Continue reading

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Snow Birds

It finally happened.  After moving that red beast from corner to corner all year, standing it up in every foreseeable location in the garage and storage room, our plastic red sled was affectionately sought after this afternoon.  The first snow … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs for Christmas

The lights on the Christmas tree have not received the news, as they are still blinking wildly.  For all practical purposes Christmas is over.  A nap is being taken by the youngest of our bunch, and the only noise I … Continue reading

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The Turkey Marathon

Today is Thanksgiving, but the Turkey Marathon began for me almost a week ago.  I believe today will be my seventh day in a row of consuming turkey.  Should there remain a nibble of a giblet today, tomorrow will likely … Continue reading

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Where’s John Now?

I had a normal morning today, woke up feeling pretty well.  I got up, made coffee, got in the shower, and then retrieved my first cup of coffee after getting out of the shower.  I read my daily bible reading … Continue reading

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Fishy Explosion

Over the years, my wife Katrina has been a big advocate of having fish aquariums in our home.  We’ve had several different aquariums over time, including small ones in the kids’ rooms as well as our large one in the … Continue reading

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