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“Evil men shall wax worse and worse…”

I am listening to reports of the Florida school shooting.  As Matthew 24:4-8 warns, all of these things are signs of the times.  We can expect the continuing and increasing deterioration of human civilization.  Only the return of Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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February Thaw

Have you heard of the February thaw?  Here in Central Illinois, we are experiencing unseasonal highs of 44 to 53 degrees on Valentine’s Day and the day after. When the temps go up in February, I know of two Midwest … Continue reading

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Weird Things to Do in the Spring

Wild Asparagus I am not rummaging through seed catalogues this spring.  I already have my cultivated garden plots assigned to the basic staples of kale, potatoes, squash, pumpkins, tomatoes, green beans, tomatoes, cantaloupe and herbs.  I source my seeds locally so … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Was Here

JANE AUSTEN WAS HERE If I have to be house-bound, it may as well be with Jane Austen.  My daughter’s gift of the soundtrack from the Keira Knightley version of Pride and Prejudice led to binge watching that movie, the A&E version, Sense and … Continue reading

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All Purpose Natural Cleaner

To make a natural all-purpose cleaner with a pleasant fragrance, fill a glass quart jar half full of orange peels.  Fill the jar with white vinegar and let set for two weeks.  Strain out the orange peels.  Place scented vinegar … Continue reading

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Prepping for Winter

A simple room heater for emergencies can be put together with things most people have on hand. A loaf pan A medium flower pot with hole in the bottom 4 tea light candles Put the candles in the loaf pan, … Continue reading

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Embracing Winter

January is looking like…January.  This is the type of winter weather I remember from my childhood.  We played outside with double mittens and scarves wrapped around our heads.  It was expected.  Cold was expected.  I was beginning to wonder if … Continue reading

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