A week or two ago, Nightlight Christian Adoption Agency organized The Hope Gala here in town to raise funds for and support adoption. For the severalth-year-in-a-row, we hosted a table, and this year we were able to fill our table! This hasn't been true every year.... and this year it was a last minute endeavor to find a couple for the last 2 seats. There are so many … [Read more...] about Adoption & Hope Galas
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May 24 is a bit of a sad day for me. On May 24, 2018, we transferred the last of our adopted embryos. They had been frozen about a decade, and we were ready to give them their chances to live out their lives. Getting the Timing Right Just as with Mr Wigglesworth, we missed the right timing a few times. The clinic where the babies were frozen is where we wanted to … [Read more...] about Transferversary. May 24.
I had fun today flexing my 'smoking meat' muscles. Today was a cooler day, and the temperature never got out of the 40s. And I smoked 2 chickens, which was new for me. I was also determined to to be better at not letting the temperature rise over 300', which is something I've struggled with in every other time I've smoked some cut of meat. But I love me some challenge, so I … [Read more...] about Flexing Muscles
When the Professor was writing most of the posts, there was a lot more LEGO®. Alas, schedule change and the demands change, and now I'm writing. So my review of the week has some LEGO®, but mostly just life. LEGO® All the green got parted out! And then a slew of lime and green bricks got sold out. Such as it is. This big box has a good chunk of them. If you have purchased … [Read more...] about A review of the week
I know some would quibble with my claiming this is "easy", but really, it is. Its a throw it all in a pot and cook kind of meal. Its easy food for busy days. And its one that everyone in my family will eat. And for days that are busy, this is a meal that is ready to eat come evening. You can set it up the night before, or that morning. I used 2 canned items, but you could sub … [Read more...] about “Easy” Food: Slowcooker Jamba