Getting ready for radiation therapy

Getting ready for radiation therapy

We were fortunate to have great weather for Easter. I loved being with both our families on that day. It’s always fun to watch the kids find the Easter eggs that the adults hide for them. This year at my mother-in-law’s house, Mark and our brother-in-law...

Out with Easter candy, in with fresh vegetable platter

Lately I have been making up a platter of veggies for us to snack on throughout the day. I really  need to make sure that I keep this up. The past week has been very challenging for me. I happen to have a huge sweet tooth, and this time of year is always very...
Etymology of ‘Lent’

Etymology of ‘Lent’

So what is the etymology of “Lent” anyway? What does the word mean? Where did it come from? Via Wikipedia: In English, the word used is Lent, which initially meant spring (as in German Lenz and Dutch lente) and derives from the Germanic root for long,...
Easter brunch: Family around the table

Easter brunch: Family around the table

Kenosha, Wisconsin — My sister Karen and her husband Kevin have hosted an Easter brunch at their home many years featuring a fantastic food spread. Our mom and her husband Art are pictured at the top of this photo.

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