Sky Watch Friday: Nombre de Dios Mission

One of our favorite places to visit is St. Augustine, Florida. We make a trip there every couple of months. Each time we try to find something we haven't seen before. This time we decided to visit Nombre de Dios Mission. On 8 September 1565, Pedro Menedez de Aviles landed and claimed the land for … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Nombre de Dios Mission

Hometown Hero

Maybe the subtitle should be Town of Heroes.  The folks in the North Texas town of Krum rallied together to grant a wish for 5-year-old cancer patient Reagan Richards. Reagen’s wish is to celebrate Christmas.  Reagan has been asking her dad for Christmas.  She was diagnosed last year with glioblastoma, a rare and aggressive brain … Continue reading Hometown Hero

Never Going Back to Okay by The Afters

If you aren't family with the Afters. They are a band should check out.  They started at a Starbucks in Mesquite, Texas where lead vocalist Josh Havens and vocalist/guitarist Matt Fuqua worked.  Havens and Fuqua recruited  vocalist/guitarist Brad Wigg and drummer Marc Dodd.  They begin preforming under the name Blisse. The band signed with Sony/INO … Continue reading Never Going Back to Okay by The Afters

Next Food Network Star Week 8

This is the biggest week yet. It is down to the final three. The  challenge is inspired by the movie Julie and Julia.  The finalist are to present a three course meal with a live demo at Emeril's Miami restaurant for several Food Network stars and food critic.  Michael, Jamika and Katie were back as … Continue reading Next Food Network Star Week 8

Thoughts on Love

Found this tidbit  a couple of weeks ago in the devotional I was reading. Your love for God is only as great as the love you have for the person you love the least. -- Dorothy Day The more I think about it the more profound it is.  A quick look in the concordance and … Continue reading Thoughts on Love

Next Food Network Star: Week 8 Predictions

Food Network Star is down to the final three: Jeffery Saad,  Melissa d'Arabian and Debbie Lee. Two of the three were in my predictions from week 4. Debbie Lee Once again Debbie Lee escaped elimination. The judges really gave her a gift in week six by booting Michael Proietti. It is another week where the … Continue reading Next Food Network Star: Week 8 Predictions