#Stronger Than the Cookie; Saying Goodbye to My 2X Clothes!

The conventional wisdom about clothes and weight loss is, to get rid of those clothes that no longer fit, so that you are tempted to grow back into them. I understand that to a point, but I have pretty cheap genes (not cheap jeans, but maybe those too). I am not a packrat by anyContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie; Saying Goodbye to My 2X Clothes!”

One Pastor’s View of Weddings

Anybody remember The Church Lady from Saturday Night Live? I have worked very hard throughout my ministry to not be that person, that church lady, that church pastor. In the twenty four years I have been a pastor, I have officiated at over 100 weddings. Not a large amount, really. Many of the weddings haveContinue reading “One Pastor’s View of Weddings”

Life Without a Dog

Friends of Sheba, please do not worry. She is alive and well and still part of the family. But, read on: My husband had a medical emergency of sorts that was going to require us to be out of the house for an unknown period of time, and possibly spread out over a few days.Continue reading “Life Without a Dog”

A Land Locked Life with a Beach Girl Heart

The mountains are one kind of beauty and the beach and ocean another kind of beauty and I have been privileged to call them both home. I am a Flat Lander, a Beach Girl and an immigrant in a state full of mountains, forests and farmlands. There are mountains in Massachusetts, but my whole lifeContinue reading “A Land Locked Life with a Beach Girl Heart”

#Stronger Than the Cookie~ The Journey Continues

I had my last home made or store bought cookie on June 16th and life hasn’t been the same since. IS it a permanent break or a temporary separation? Only time will tell.

The Cookie Diary

I love desserts, the sweeter, creamier, richer, or more chocolaty, the better. I prefer frosted cakes or cookies with a little something extra. Cookies should be chewy, but not crunchy, and accompanied by cold milk or hot coffee. My mom was a good cook and I have a very early memory of her decorating aContinue reading “The Cookie Diary”