Living the Legacy

Posted on Mon 04 July 2016 in Family

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Living the Legacy

On the way to our recent family reunion, I was thinking about genealogy and those that had passed on. They were not famous or wealthy, there was never a great inheritance handed down. They were simply decent, loving, hard-working people. Somewhere along the line, they left …


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Back on the Market

Posted on Thu 26 June 2014 in Family • Tagged with home

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Update: SOLD! It's good to be homeless for a while.

We tried selling our home two years ago, but it did not sell. It turned out to be a blessing in disguise because we were able to rent it to our kids for a year to aid in their transition …


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Cardinals and Red Sox

Posted on Wed 04 December 2013 in Family

Cardinals and Red Sox

It was great to see my home town Saint Louis Cardinals in the World Series this year.  In 1968, I remember listening to the Cards battle the Detroit Tigers.  The school would play the games over the public address system and the teachers gave the kids …


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Home for Sale

Posted on Fri 01 June 2012 in Family

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814 Bayshore Lane, Moore SC

Currently rented out.

Five bedroom, 3 bath home for sale in Sweetwater Hills Subdivision.  This is a great location between Spartanburg and Greenville, SC which means it is convenient to GSP airport..  The home is in Spartanburg County School District #5 - home of the Byrnes …


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"Mother's Cole Slaw"

Posted on Tue 24 August 2010 in Family • Tagged with recipes

Mother's Cole Slaw

This recipe was given to me by my mother the same time as the Vegetable Salad – in the 70’s.

Ingredients

Hand me down recipes like this are often lacking quantities. How much celery seed? How much sugar? Now she is gone and I can't ask her …


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"Mother's Vegetable Salad"

Posted on Tue 24 August 2010 in Family • Tagged with recipes


Mother's Vegetable Salad

She used to serve this at Christmas and/or any other special occasion. It was one of her favorites. I have the hand written copy – apparently she gave me this recipe in the ‘70’s.

Ingredients

  • 1 large can Leisure peas.
  • 1 can French Style Green Beans …

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Great White Chili

Posted on Sun 22 August 2010 in Family • Tagged with recipes

Great White Chili

One of my favorites.

Ingredients

  • 3 - 16 oz cans Great Northern Beans Do not drain
  • 4 cups Chicken breast Cubed
  • 1 T Oil
  • 2 Onions Chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 2 - 4 oz cans Mild green chilies Chopped
  • 2 t Ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 t Dried oregano …

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Healthy Shrimp Gumbo

Posted on Fri 25 June 2010 in Family • Tagged with recipes

Healthy Shrimp Gumbo

This is a "healthy" gumbo recipe. The main thing it does is leave out the roux. But, with all the other southern goodness, it is still mighty tasty. Keep with the healthy theme by serving over whole grain brown rice.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs shrimp
  • 1 cup bell …

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Enchilada Casserole

Posted on Thu 24 June 2010 in Family • Tagged with recipes

Enchilada Casserole

One of my favorite, all time, most pounds gained recipes. Great served with a salad. Doubling the recipe lets you feed a crowd. Really like the Old El Paso brand of enchilada sauce better than any others that I've tried.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef (brown and drain …

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Green Christmas Wreath Marshmallow Treats

Posted on Wed 23 June 2010 in Family • Tagged with recipes

Green Christmas Wreath Marshmallow Treats

As long as I can remember, these were a tradition at home for Christmas. Similar to Rice Krispie treats except you use corn flakes and shape them into rings. They can then be decorated with red hots or sprinkles.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Stick Margarine
  • 2 t …

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