A few years ago we all flew back to Toronto to visit family. My brother took us to the Hockey Hall of Fame. It was a good day!
Month: September 2012
SEPTEMBER’S FLOWER – FRIDAY’S PHLOG FOR THE 14TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2012
GARBAGE POPCORN – GREAT RECIPE KIDS WILL LOVE IT..
Because I bake as much as I do, I sometimes get overwhelmed with the myriad of delicious flavors and ingredients available to me. Hm. Cinnamon. Love. Marshmallow. Love. Caramel. Love. Fruit. Love. Chocolate. Love.
The list is as broad and deep as the traffic this morning on 100 South. Completely ridiculous.
This recipe is the answer to my state of overwhelmed longing for efrything, all at once.
Just chuck a bunch of yummy things together and amalgamate it with a substance that looks like…
This picture is the baking equivalent of mixing all the paints in your watercolors set. Individually, the shades are great. Together, they just make dull brown. (Or as one pretentious girl in my 7th grade class liked to say, “dun.” She wrote a poem about it. It was as boring as it sounds.)
Luckily, this mixture is neither boring nor unpalatable. In fact, you…
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THE FLEUR DE LIS – FRIDAY’S PHLOG FOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
The Fleur de Lis
The Fleur de Lis or Fleur de Lys means “flowers of the lily.” This stylized lily has traditionally been used to represent French royalty. It signifies perfection, light and life. Legends differ on the origin of the fleur; some stories say that Clovis, the Metovingian king of the Franks was presented with a lily by an Angel, to represent purification, on his conversion to Christianity. Other tales tell that he adopted the symbol when waterlillies showed him how to safely cross a river, leading to a battle victory. The lily is also the emblem of the Virgin Mary, and some say the three petals of the fleur-de-lis represent the holy Trinity. While it has appeared on many city and state flags for years, it has become a symbol of rebirth and renewal in Louisiana since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005.