• Recipes

    Pat’s Homemade BBQ Sauce

    This is my mom’s best barbeque sauce recipe for ribs or chicken.   Print Recipe Pat's Homemade BBQ Sauce bbq sauce that's good on anything! Here I'll describe it for bbq ribs Course Main Dish Cuisine American Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 2 hours Servings people Ingredients 1-2 racks ribs approx 3 ribs per person3/4 cup ketchup1 whole onion…

  • Musings,  Theology

    Secular vs. Religious Easter

    This year is the first year I have felt very torn between creating a secular Easter Greeting and a Religious Easter Greeting! I love the whole Easter Bunny thing, with the eggs and the spring motif,  the colors and the happiness they bring. I have always loved making an Easter basket for my daughter each year and coloring Easter Eggs…

  • Recipes

    Pat’s Pasta with Scallops and Ham

    My mother invented this recipe, but then I modified it a bit.  I doubled the peas, ham, half & half, and garlic.  It’s also a generous portion for 3 people, so you could make this same dish for 4 people if you have salad to go with it. It’s super easy to make and yummy! You want the ham chopped…

  • non-profits

    Free Wheel Chair Mission

    I will add more to this post as I get pictures from the event… Today I discovered a non profits that provides free wheelchairs to people with disabilities. They are called Free WheelChair Mission I donated because I wanted to make the gal at the donation booth feel good. Then I discovered a wonderful charity that was so simple :…

  • Theology

    God Gives Me Vision

    This is the story about an encounter I had with a woman named Monica Bijoux. So, I’m at a marketing event and I see this woman go up to the microphone to make a comment about the event. She really caught my eye and I began to look at her and I think “Wow, that woman is really beautiful. And…

  • Theology

    Christianity vs. Other Religions

    One of the issues I have been struggling with is the notion of Christianity being better than other religions.  I would hear Christians say this and that outlandish claim would always come off as pompous and arrogant.  It really turned me off to Christians.  But once I discovered Jesus, I decided to delve into Christianity and try to understand what…

  • Musings

    The “Thousand Years of Peace”

    I woke up this morning from a dream I was having about the “Thousand Years of Peace”.  I was explaining it to someone, and explaining how in different religions they talk about this Thousand Years of Peace.  Now I have to do the research to find out which religions say it, and how they say it, and report back to…

  • Recipes

    Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes

    I made this during my summer trip to Maine with David Hall’s wife Hannah in her great kitchen. Because I was not at home, I didn’t have my recipe on hand, so I worked from memory and improvised a bit.  I like the changes I make, one was adding garlic to the recipe, and cutting the potatoes thicker.  What makes…

  • Recipes

    Margaritas

    Visiting my aunt and uncle in Maine, I was able to get my Uncle John’s recipe for Margaritas.  Now I don’t drink a lot of alcohol, but a good margarita is nice to have. We sipped this outside on the deck on the lake. Print Recipe Uncle John's Margaritas this is a recipe for blended margaritas this is for a…