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Word Of The Week August 20

OSTENSIBLE Adjective ((Ah-sten-suh-bul) Stated or appearing to be true, but no necessarily so. OSTENSIBLE purpose of the trip. Appearing or claiming to be one thing, when it is something else. When something is OSTENSIBLE it appears to be the case but might not be. The OSTENSIBLE cause of her enforced retirement was to make room…

AN EVERLASTING WORD

Praising God!“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!” ESV Psalm 150:6 The Word of God tells us repeatedly to praise God. But what does it mean to praise God. There are many meanings for the word praise. For example it means to give thanks, or confess His goodness to us, or…

Word Of The Week August 13

EXCOGITATE Verb (eks-koj-i-teyt) To think out, devise, invent To study intently and carefully in order to grasp fully- comprehend fully To consider or think(something) our carefully and thoroughly To think over something carefully To consider fully My father used to EXCOGITATE his stock market holdings

Word Of The Week August 6

ARROGATES Verb (air-uh-gays) To claim or seize without justification To make undue claim to having To claim on behalf of another If someone ARROGATES to themselves something as a responsibility or privilege, they claim or take it even though they have no right to do so The government can ARROGATE your property when it is…

Increased Dementia from Too Little Alcohol Consumption?

What’s Your Alcohol Level ?Too much or too little? Alcohol consumption in midlife may be linked to an increased risk for dementia later in life, researchers reported. (Kristen Monaco,Staff Writer, MedPage TodayAugust 01, 2018).     “In a large prospective study of over 9,000 individuals, abstention from alcohol consumption in midlife was tied to a significantly…

Destination – Italy

DESTINATION:  ITALY What pictures come to mind when someone mentions Italy: a gondola in Venice; the Leaning Tower in Pisa; the Coliseum in Rome?  Do you smell the pasta gravy cooking? Ahh, the vino. I had a charming lunch in this cozy, little spot.   Few countries have as much to offer as Italy (Italia),…

Pineapple Dream Bar

If you love pineapple and whipped cream together, this is your easiest creation for a hot summer day. Serves about 20 and is quick to make but is always delicious. Easy, no bake Recipe 21/2  cups crushed graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut 1 15 oz. can of crushed pineapple,…

Low Fat Sweets

****PINEAPPLE CAKE**** 2 Cups flour 1 Cup sugar 2 Eggs 1Teaspoon baking Soda 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1 20-oz can crushed pineapple in its own juice HOW TO; Mix all ingredients together. Pour into greased and floured 9×13 inch baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 35-40 minutes ****FRUIT AND CREAM**** Easy…

Stories Of Second Chances

Have a few hours to spend reading?  Both of the following books are about love, families, redemption and second chances. One is a debut novel, the other by a well-known author. Souvenir (2008) by Therese Fowler may have been around for 10 years, but it was her first and is still just as relevant and…