The Sabbath Day

Today is the Sabbath. Some have difficulty resting on the seventh day. Not me. My husband says that I can waste an entire afternoon reading a magazine which is precisely what I intend to spend an hour doing after I finish this post.

I rose early this morning and greeted the sun. I find it so refreshing to spend a quiet hour or two in my special space reading and sipping my favorite brew.

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It was my turn to greet this morning so we were at the house of worship a little earlier than usual. The message this week was about Making the Most of Opportunity.  The scripture verse is Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Ephesians 5:15-16. If you would like to listen I have added the link.

We then headed home for a very tasty lunch of homemade low fat clam chowder. I made this last night and I will say it was absolutely wonderful and only eight points if you are a weight watcher like me.

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Since the day was bright and sunny, temps in the mid forties we headed out with the dog for an adventure.

Let your curser dwell on the image for the title.

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I can see the sunset from the window where I sit to type. The winterscape is framed in pink. There should be a quarter moon hanging in the sky tonight.

The night will end magazine then a movie. A refreshing end to the week.

Thanks for reading.

Falls Harvest

We are a group of friends who love the joy of creating food as much eating it. As a result we started a Supper Club, or as we call it a Foodies Group.

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Last night we celebrated Fall’s Abundant Harvest.

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The afternoon started off with some hummus, cucumber yogurt dip and veggies.

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Who among us can cook a fine meal and not indulge in the sweet tastes of fall brews? Not us…

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The harvest brought us Butternut Squash Soup as the first course.

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The Cornish Game hens were grilled after a brush with a glaze made of apricot jelly and brandy.

Thanks guys for “manning” the grill.

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Our main course was accompanied by some mashed fall vegetables. Very tasty indeed.

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We laughed and danced all through the meal.

Laughter and dancing aboundsOnly the freshest ingredients

Whose Glasses are those anyway?Hilary and Paige

We did have one little mishap with the caramel topping for the dessert. It was still finger licking good.

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I am reminded of the stories of Jesus reclining at the table with his disciples enjoying the food and the wine. Isn’t fellowship SWEET?!

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