Friday Five: Holy Week Survival Kit

Five things that I am doing to survive Holy Week! First of all, many people in our churches have no  idea that Lent/Easter is a much more demanding season than Advent Christmas. I didn’t either until my first year of ministry… why that wasn’t covered in my education and training I have no idea! I…

One Can At a Time

With an election set for tomorrow and the Blue Jays in the playoffs, World Food Day isn’t getting much press! And yet, is there anything more basic than food? Perhaps water, but that’s about it. Did you know that food insecurity rates in Nova Scotia and Halifax are the worst in Canada? In a report, published a couple…

Friday Five – Brrr!

Over at Revgals the ‘Friday Five’ question is How Do You Cope With the Cold? I have discovered how much warmer I stay when I wear boots! This may seem pretty basic but for a number of years I had heated underground parking and it’s been an adjustment to parking my car in the driveway…

Leek & Potato Soup

I ham bone Olive oil 2 leeks, sliced thinly 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced Celery salt Pepper I used the leftover bone from our Easter ham; it had been refrigerated, so I was able to scrape the fat off it before I put it in the pot. If you are making this soup immediately…