Generally Speaking

Pithiviers au Jambon Recipe in English

My francophile uncle used to make Pithiviers au Jambon at Christmas for the big family gatherings. Everyone loved it, even if they couldn’t pronounce it. 🙂 It took me a long time to find a recipe for it in English. I found this site and used Google Translate to get the recipe in English. For […]


What I’ve learned about seeing the Aurora Borealis

Andy and have gone aurora chasing to Iceland and Alaska, with some limited success. In Iceland, we saw the aurora, but without color — only white and gray. In Alaska, we had some of the same issues and also encountered cloudy weather. We did see the aurora in color from the tarmac of our departing […]


Cinnamon and Sugar Coated Nuts

I’m often asked for the recipe for the cinnamon sugared nuts that I make in the fall and winter. So, I thought I’d write a blog post with instructions. Ingredients 1 cup of sugar – I use pure cane sugar that’s also Non-GMO. It’s the tan, less processed sugar. 1.5 (or more) tablespoons of cinnamon. […]


After a stroke, God’s hand creates a walking miracle

Luke 8:38 – 39 The man from whom the demons had gone out begged to go with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying, “Return home and tell how much God has done for you.” So the man went away and told all over town how much Jesus had done for him. Here’s our story of Andy’s […]