Day 37: Vegetables

One of my favorite topics!  As you can see from the subject, this is day 37 of the exercise, so we have three more days until Christmas.  And as I write this – late December in Massachusetts – I have three crops still growing to yield in our garden –...

Chocolate

Today we are charged in the blogging exercise with talking about chocolate – the idea is that we are close to Christmas and soon will be breaking the fast and indulging (moderately of course).  I am going to shift to candy canes, if I may.  They are ubiquitous...

Day 31: Glog, Grog or Wassail

Today Fr. Peck has us blogging about holiday drinks.  I am going to freelance a little because I think for Christmas this year I will debut our new homemade wine.  Our grapevine this year – its second full year – produced grapes.  As we did last year, my...

The Garden

Our assignment today is to talk about soil.  When we think of our faith or of scripture we naturally think of the parable of the sower, where we can identify either with the sower – we need to take care where we plant – as well as the soil – are we...

Salt

Our topic for today in the 40 Days of Blogging exercise is salt.  Salt is a big deal – our bodies need it to survive.  Roman soldiers were payed in salt, hence the word salary.  The wiki article has a nice section on salt and religion.  Our own Book of Needs has...