February came in with a little snow, sleet and some really chilly days.
I saw John Rorrer at Providence Church and was really sorry that he had a stroke recently. Please put him on your prayer list.
My! Bernice Irwin celebrated her birthday for days, thanks to friends and neighbors on the mountain.
It was nice to see Thelma Cassell at church on Sunday and able to be home. Missed you bunches.
It surely was nice to talk to Frances Koger again. We worked together at Bassett-Walker.
Thanks to Beverly Woody for the nice donation to the Soup Kitchen in memory of my son, Ronald and grandson, Chris.
I hope Lester Harris is getting his Enterprise in the mail by now. We miss you and am praying for you.
It was good to hear from Washington,D.C., through Mary Ann and some of the “goings on” there.
I want neighbor Brian Ratliff to know the photo of his tractor was a hit–lots of good comments.
I was so sorry to hear of the death of Virginia Mabe. I worked with her at Bassett-Walker, and she was always so nice. Heartfelt sympathy goes to the family of this precious lady.
Thanks to Danny Reynolds for treating me to lunch at Elizabeth’s Pizza. Also, it was nice to spend some quiet time with Mary.
It was nice to spend some quiet time with our friend Papa Ronnie Witt. Please put him on your prayer list.
Providence United Methodist Church surely was busy making subs for Super Bowl Sunday. They did well and worked hard and were still doing subs on Monday. They were delicious and I got mine before the Daniel Fast.
Keep Arlene and Leonard Trent on your prayer list at all times. Arlene remains in Roanoke hospital.
Everyone enjoyed the spaghetti from the Soup Kitchen a lot. My clients were so happy.
Thanks to Leon Handy for his kindness. Bless you!
Health hint: decrease fat intake by seasoning with herbs, lemon, vinegar, onion, garlic and tomato products. Also, steam vegetables.
2 c. light brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
1 1/2 c. butter
1 c. milk
5 large eggs
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time. Beat well after each egg. Stir in all dry ingredients and add them, alternating with milk. Beat well. Add vanilla and nuts. Bake in a tube pan at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
Food for thought
We all worry at times. Living with worry is like trying to sleep on a bed of cactus. There’s no way to get comfortable. God’s peace has no sharp points or prickly edges. His love is comfort.