Crab Quiche

In 2017, we celebrated my Father-in-Law’s birthday by going to the Bistro Menil, a delightful restaurant near the Menil Gallery in Houston.  I am always a sucker for a good quiche, and how nice that the special was a Crab Quiche in … Read More


I have been going back and reading some of my books on leadership, administration, and teamwork… as well as adding a few new ones to the pile. Patrick Lencioni, Andy Stanley,Bill Hybels, etc. (sidenote: thanks to Dr. Steve Wende for suggesting Synergy … Read More

Roasted Poblano Soup

Once again TheWife came home with a fantastic bundle of fresh vegetables in the farmer’s market basket. She excitedly pulled out some poblano peppers and asked “what can you do with these babies?” Well, I could juggle them, I could do … Read More

Unlike Likes

Last year I got back into this blogging thing which has invaded our culture alongside “social media” and “smart phones”. I walked in knowing it would take discipline and an investment of my time. What I did not know was how it was going … Read More

Stuffed Bone-In Pork Loin

Easter is a fantastic time for cooking those special dishes.  Normally, I have the tradition of making a lamb dish but this year I was so busy I forgot to purchase it ahead of time. Ugh! How could I forget … Read More


Over spring break, the family went to visit my sister and her family in St. Louis.  My nephew is graduating this year and, because of Annual Conference (yearly gathering of clergy), I will be unable to attend.  It was a … Read More

Shepherd’s Pie

When TheWife and I went to England in 2015, we had a long list of foods we wanted to sample.  Top of the list was anything Indian because we had heard it was just amazing across the pond… it was… mmmm chicken tikki … Read More


There is a book in my library entitled “The Radical Wesley”.  I had forgotten about it, stumbling across it while looking for something else.  I saw it and my first reaction was to shudder at the word “radical”… immediately associating … Read More

Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna

TheWife came home with a basket of farmer’s market produce; one of those purchase-a-random-basket-full-of-stuff-you-may-or-may-not-want but are guaranteed to love.  This one had apples, potatoes, artichokes, mushrooms, and fresh spinach.  Random. But as soon as I saw it I thought “lasagna”. … Read More