Refiner of Silver

The woman was silent for a moment. Then she asked the silversmith, “How do you know when the silver is fully refined?”                                    

He smiled at her and answered, “Oh, that’s easy -when I see my image in it.”

Olde Cookery: Recipes from 1877

Man, am I thankful for fridges, slow-cooker, gas stoves, and the grocery stores–cooking in 1877 was the definition of “making food from scratch”. I wanted to share my top 7 recipes:

Wearing my Funeral Clothes

It seems I’ve had the opportunity to wear my funeral clothes a bit more often lately.  Sigh.  Death is a part of life.  “Then man goes to his eternal home and mourners go about the streets.” (Ecclesiastes 12:5)

I got you on that one… you thought I was going to quote the “time to be born and time to die” verse from Ecclesiastes 3.  Well, that one is applicable too, I suppose.  We all have a time to die, but let’s look at the mourners:

I am a mourner.