Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening to Spring

After a long cold sleep,

life awakens in beauty!

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rising or Setting?

and who really cares?

They are beautiful!

“Red sky at night, sailors’ delight.  Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.”

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: My Favorite Place is Any Garden

There is no other place I would rather be than a garden, no matter what the weather.  Summer is the best of course but a garden is great in any season.

Weekly Photo Challenge: I’d Rather Be Baking

Especially when my apartment’s boiler is not working properly and I wake to freezing, just above zero temps, in my area of Michigan.  My first thought was to turn on my electric oven because it helps to warm the apartment and why not throw in some muffins to bake as well (two birds).

I used the same recipe I posted on a recent post of mine for Sour Cream Coffee Cake.  Click for the recipe.  I baked them at 350° for only 17 minutes in my vintage ecko baking tin.  I did not top these but instead whipped up a spread for them from 4 oz cream cheese and 2 TBs sweet cream butter softened in the microwave but not melted, then stirred in 2 Tb French Vanilla coffee creamer to give it a rich, buttery slightly sweet flavor.  Delicious, but they would have tasted great plain too.  I just happen to be a fan of cream cheese and had some on hand from a sale last week at the local market.

 

I’m still pampering myself and having treats to make up for all the time last year during fall and the entire Holiday Season that I spent ill.  First year I lost weight instead of gaining it for once, to think of it on the positive side.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of This World

Love to experiment with my computer software special effects to produce “other worldly” graphics.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Face in the Crowd

What constitutes a crowd?

Aunt Ruth with her Sunday School classmates in Detroit over 100 years ago.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved

We are all Beloved to the God we serve just as He is to all of us.

 

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