Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Saturday, July 16, 2011
It's been a busy week around here - today was the 11th day of training for Catechesis this summer, with 3 more to go next week. Wednesday means certification!
Today was a materials making day - our intrepid group spent the morning building the walls of Jerusalem, using the above as our model, we set to work figuring out how to recreate it!
I am pretty sure when we signed on, none of us realized it was going to mean an education in woodworking! Here are two catechists who are now quite proficient with a mitre saw. Next up, learning how to use a scroll saw!
It's beginning to come together -
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Still trying to claw my way through an abundance of cucumbers - so far 4 jars relish, 12 jars bread and butter pickles, 8 jars dill spears, and countless batches of refrigerator pickles.
And these are still taunting me from the sink!
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Friday, July 8, 2011
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
To help support St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church in their journey to build a temple on this property blessed by St. Elizabeth herself, I am giving away one copy of the cookbook. Leave a comment to be entered to win, and then if you don't - go buy a copy!
Winner will be announced on July 10th
Monday, July 4, 2011
196. my grandfather, who served in England in World War II, where he met my grandmother