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100 Years Ago

This morning, I received some of the U.S. Statistics for the Year 1907. As an aging baby boomer, I recently passed the half-century birthday (probably why my email was in extra large font). Isn’t it amazing how much things have changed. Our cell phone caring, net-surfing, children have a hard time understanding what life used to be like. Reading this ... Read More »

Feta Veggy Salad

This is our family favorite salad, we have it often. The ingredients vary as to what I have on hand. The minimum is Romain lettuce, raisins, and feta. Everything else is optional. No cooking unless you decide to add the asparagus. To make a full meal just add 2 cut up cooked chicken breast (roasted is best). Mix in a ... Read More »

Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

These are very handy. My favotite is Ctrl+= to make the text larger on almost any page. Once you learn these your browsing will be super fast. Spacebar (page down) Shift-Spacebar (page up) Ctrl+F (find) Alt-N (find next) Ctrl+D (bookmark page) Ctrl+T (new tab) Ctrl+K (go to search box) Ctrl+L (go to address bar) Ctrl+= (increase text size) Ctrl+- (decrease ... Read More »

HOW Wins Excellence in Education Awards

The 2006 Excellence in Education Awards from The Old Schoolhouse magazine have been released. Here is how Heart of Wisdom placed: Best Resource Book: 2nd Place Most Unique: 2nd Place Bible Curriculum: 2nd Place Character Building: 3rd Place Thank you for voting! Read More »

Mango Salsa

One year in Florida on vacation we had Mago Salsa and loved it. I found this recipe at Simply Recipes. I tweaked the original recipe to our family’s tastes. Mango Slasa I found at the grocery store it too hot for my family. 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and diced (about 1 1/2 cup) (See: How to Cut a Mango) ... Read More »

Quick and Easy Fresh Asparagus

This is my favorite vegetable. As soon as asparagus comes in season we have it a few times a week. Fresh grated Parmesan is best but canned will do. Quick, easy, healthy and delicious! 1 bunch of medium sized asparagus, about 1 lb 2 Tbsp of the extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon lemon zest or ... Read More »

Thirteen Things I Learned From David and Goliath

This page made with Ancient Israel Scrapbook Kit 1. The overall lesson is we should trust God no matter what the circumstance look. David completely trusts his Lord to bring him victory. David defeats the well armored giant with a single shot from a simple sling shot. 2. We need to rely on God instead of self-reliance or “things”. David ... Read More »

Do You Love the Law?

Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. Psalm 119:165 Do we love His law?” One cannot love what one does not know. A person cannot do or understand what he has never learned. We are commanded to learn law (the Torah, scriptures or Bible) day and night and to teach it to our ... Read More »

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