This normally doesn’t happen to us here in Colorado. We get a snowstorm in the winter, things are icky for a day or two, then the sun comes out and the snow melts. We do not have accumulation, except in the mountains. This is not upstate New York, where my dh was raised, where the […]
Archives for December 2006
I had believed it was common knowledge among Bible- believers that paganism originated in Babylon, with its roots in the Tower of Babel rebellion against God described in Gen 11. The first academic work I had read which touched on this was Henry Morris’ The Long War Against God, one of the great books in […]
Last week I finished uploading the table of contents for The Story of the Ancient World, and today I was able to get the bibliography of sources uploaded as well. I will keep working on uploading Ancient World files as time permits. If there is anything in particular that anyone would like to see, please […]
This is what I am making on holidays instead of the crab spread we grew up with, as we no longer eat crab. 16 oz cream cheese, soft 1 c sour cream 6 green onions, minced 1 lemon, juiced and zested 4 T minced fresh dill 2 tsp prepared horseradish 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 […]
For the holidays, I tried Alton Brown’s truffles (excellent but a lot more work than I bargained for); Alton’s coq au vin (excellent and no down side at all; we are going to try this recipe with goose and venison next); and Paula Deen’s shrimp and artichoke salad (I loved it, but not everyone did). […]
1 c colby or mild cheddar cheese, coarsely grated 1 c monterey jack or pepperjack cheese, coarsely grated 3/4 c mayonnaise 2 oz diced jalapenos (half a 4-oz can) 3 T sugar Mix together, and serve with crackers or crudites.
christmas or yule christmas or yule, part two christmas or yule, part three Jay in Cleveland kindly alerted me to the discussion of Christmas that has been ongoing at Gene Edward Veith’s blog (original post now gone into cyberspace oblivion). From that discussion I gathered that there are two camps among the Christians: one in […]
Merry Christmas to all! May the Prince of Peace fill you with His peace, when we remember that He has bought for us peace and reconciliation with God through His shed blood. God bless you.
It started snowing yesterday morning and only just quit, as a winter blizzard shut down the state of Colorado. We got about two feet of snow at our house; my dh is home today, most people can’t get out of their driveways. You know it is bad when the malls close this near to Christmas, […]
I was able to upload six chapters onto the Ancient World page this morning (seven, counting the two- page spread): Chapter XXX: The Theban Revolt Chapter XXXIX: A New Dynasty Chapter LV: The Conquest of the Promised Land Chapter LXXVI: The Ark Brought to Jerusalem Chapter CIII: The Assyrians Chapter CXIX: The Coming of the […]