Tag Archives: Illinois

Dumb Things We Do!

Last Friday I paid a Service Technician from Sears $117 to tell me that our dishwasher at home was DOA. In his compassion he offered that for a mere $436 he could revive it and guarantee it’s resurrection for 90 days. … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up!

My insides are itching and twitching this morning.  I am dying to be standing along the surf in Florida and North Carolina as Hurricane Irene approaches the US Mainland.  I love storms, especially hurricanes of modest strength, a Category 3 … Continue reading

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Tomato Theology

There is nothing better than a fresh tomato sandwich! Simple, sweet, and heavenly. In case you do not know how to make a tomato sandwich, here’s the recipe. To create that fantastic tomato sandwich you need four things – a … Continue reading

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Farmers Are My Heroes

Farmers are my heroes.  The fruit of their labor brings me great joy.  The faith of their labor encourages me. An hour before dinner tonight I got in my car and drove a few miles down the road to a … Continue reading

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Watching Corn Grow

Yesterday evening Rori and I enjoyed Illinois’ home-grown Sweet Corn for dinner.  The corn was just a few hours removed from the farmer’s field.  Man was it good.  I have yet to eat Sweet Corn as good as what you … Continue reading

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