Month: June 2019

The Apostles’ Fast On fasting. Observing the Apostles’ Fast Living as Apostles  

Vegan recipe for the fast

It is not oil or dairy free. Adjust as you wish. You could omit the oil and just either use the cider vinegar or a lime o lemon squeezed over the salad.  This recipe is from, Lidia’s Italy… that PBS show. Ingredients… Read More

The Apostles’ Fast

The Apostles’ fast began Saturday night. It lasts for one week. HERE is a link to an Orthodox Christian article about the Original Apostles. I hope you read it and find it illuminating.

Read more books… a video how-to

Would you like to… read more books? To increase how many books you read each year takes effort. It takes change. It takes more than reading articles or watching videos about reading more to read more books. However, THIS video I watched… Read More

I have a small garden

I feel a bit, Karen Blixen from Out of Africa writing this. In the opening of the movie; Out of Africa, she says, ‘I had a farm in, Africa.’ It was a big deal for her. This garden is a big deal… Read More

Who is this King of Glory?

Carnivore, or Carnivore+?

No amount of eating meat is going to justify cheating on the carnivore way of eating. I should know, I’ve been trying to make the cheating work and I just cannot. The carnivore diet is an animals-as-a-source-of-food diet. I reluctantly use the… Read More

The Apostles Fast 2019

The Apostles’ Fast is quickly approaching (June 22nd to June 28th). Are you ready? You might be asking yourself, “Why do I need to prepare for the Apostles’ Fast? It’s a dinky fast- kind of in the middle of the year. I’m… Read More


I planted radish, basil, and lettuce seeds in a bag of potting soil. Took this photo this morning. I’m so excited!! I could not do anything with photography for years because of my cataracts. I had no idea what was going on…. Read More

Why simplicity matters

I wanted to title this post; Why Tasha Tudor, Townsends, and living simply calls to us but it wouldn’t fit neatly on the title header. Years ago, I heard of some people (people who lived in bigger cities) wanting to change things… Read More