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Homemade Mocha


I love the smell of coffee. I love the flavored coffee-type drinks from Starbucks. But I can’t stand the taste of plain coffee… not even with milk and sugar.

Recently at Bible study one morning, I was extra tired. I knew I needed some caffeine… but I wasn’t willing to choke down that dark liquid. I coffee-ghiradelli-double-chocolate-hot-cocoa-packetrummaged through the teas, looking for something that might do the trick. I came across a packet of hot chocolate and the light bulb over my head suddenly went on.  (more…)

Celebrating the 31st Year


Yesterday I hit the big 3-1. It wasn’t near as hard as changing decades last year. Since my weekend was busy with ministry stuff (selling tickets, the play performances, etc) and the Super Bowl, it didn’t leave much time for me to celebrate. But I had Saturday night free, so I went out with three of my good friends: Theresa, Wendy, and Shaun.

I decided that the thing I wanted to do most was have Indian food. So I got dressed up in one of my Indian outfits (a chula, to be exact) and we went to Taj. The food was excellent and the darling Indian couple that runs the restaurant were so sweet and excited to learn that I’d been to India.

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