November Awakens Nostalga

       You are cordially invited to reminisce!  Let’s indulge in the enjoyable recollection of past events and allow the sentimental longing for yesterday a space at the table.  November, with Thanksgiving in the lead role seems a perfect time to allow  thoughts to meander as aimlessly as falling autumn leaves.  Let your world slow down, keep pace with the setting amber sun as it sinks …

All American Apple Pie Recipe

It’s time for the all American Apple Pie Recipe to be shared with all our friends. Hopefully you have had time to go apple picking, but if not no worries just visit your local fruit market and gather up some of your favorite apples, tart seem to work the best. I’m sure you have your favorite recipe, maybe it was handed down from your Mom …

Breaking Bread

“I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” -W.C. Fields We give food a lot of power. From holiday get-togethers to casual gatherings many of our favorite memories involve food. Breaking bread with others boosts our spirits and hopefully always be part of human story.  In certain settings sharing a meal with others provides the ability to forge relationships and celebrate, …

Music Keeps Us Moving

Music Keeps Us Moving As an elementary educator and a church musician, the sounds of music fills the church and my classroom on a regular basis, as well as my home (just ask my daughter). In a world of technology, we have graduated from cassette tapes and records and cds, to ipads and ipods. We can listen to music almost anywhere..the car, an airplane. We …

Angels R Watching Foundation Annual School Supply Drive

Please join Angels R Watching Foundation a 501C3 organization and Seasons of Sisterhood make a difference in the life of a child. With the continued support of our corporate sponsor Express Electric Supply http://www.expresselectricsupply.com we will be collecting school supplies from July 1 thru August 15th. Please drop off new generic school supplies and children’s books from 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday thru Friday at: Express Electric Supply …

Independence Day

Americans are united by the summertime tradition surrounding Independence Day. Festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to family gatherings and barbecues are marked on calendars to indicate America’s birthday . In large and small towns alike families gather on either side of main street with their woven lawn chairs while children, with hands sticky from lemonade, perch on the curbs in heightened anticipation waiting for the …

The Sentimental Gardener

She walks through her gardens at dawn and admires the beauty that hard work and many calloused hands have lovingly cultivated. In her imagination for several seasons now she has laboriously mapped out each garden zone in dedication to a loved one or special family dear to her heart. At the entry of each of the outdoor rooms she pauses in reflective grace.  On this …