Tag: Pecans

  • She’s gone nutty!

    She’s gone nutty!

    I don’t know about everyone else, but all this isolation has me feeling a little (okay, maybe a LOT) nutty.  During the last few weeks, life has seemed upside down.  Perhaps that is why I decided to make good on a challenge my son Adam gave me several years ago. Through the years, I have […]

  • The Icing on the Cake

    June is a popular month for weddings.  A glance at my monthly calendar reminded me that thirty-one years ago, my youngest sister, Melissa, chose the 25th of June for her marriage ceremony.  For some reason, memories of that time came in like a flood. Melissa chose a country theme for her nuptials and asked me […]

  • Savor the sweet

    Did you ever have one of those times when things just didn’t turn out the way you wanted them to be?  The latter part of last week was that way for me.  Knowing I was leaving Wednesday afternoon to go to Lebanon (Indiana), I realized I needed to get my granddaughter Melody’s birthday card and […]

  • Spring flour

    In a few days, this month will have Marched on by.  The first quarter of 2019 will be history.  Didn’t the year just get started?  Someone once explained that the reason time seems to speed up as we get older is because each year is a smaller fraction of our lives.  In other words, when […]

  • April: A month to go nuts!

    On my refrigerator is a magnet that declares, “My family tree is full of nuts.”  As I recall, one of my sisters purchased it for me; maybe she wanted me to use it to remember her.  On the other hand, she probably thought of me when she bought it. One of my favorite “nuts” was […]

  • A Nutty Main Course

    After an extremely busy weekend, I decided to go the quick route, choosing a topic from a list that I have.  April is National Pecan Month.  We often associate pecans with sweet dishes, but when I looked through pecan recipes that my family enjoyed in the past, some favorites included them in an entrée.  I […]