Articles by: Lisa

Fern Creek is back… to build community around food…

Fern Creek is back… to build community around food…

0 by / on April 25, 2018, 2:29 pm / in Newsletters

After a Very Long Hiatus (we kinda took a sabbatical last year), we are ready to re-engage our community around Good Food. The dogwood trees, strawberries, and apple trees are blooming, and the heat of today felt like July, especially when a breeze invited me to sit still on a bench in the shade for a minute to savor it. […]

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Grissini (Italian Style Breadsticks)

Grissini (Italian Style Breadsticks)

3 by / on August 1, 2017, 11:34 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

As I said earlier, Mark and I have been watching “The Great Britain Baking Show,” and have been inspired to try more creative bread baking. This recipe is one of those inspirations. I’ve made it three times now, and like this last batch the most. Grissini lends itself over to experimentation, and the combination of herbs and Parmesan cheese is […]

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Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

Frøsnapper–Scandinavian Poppy & Sesame Seed Twists

0 by / on July 10, 2017, 2:27 am / in Breads, Farm Home Cooking

Mark and I have been watching “The Great British Baking Show,” and I’ve been rather inspired to try my hand at things above my skill level. It has been Great Fun. And tasty, even if not often pretty. We like to think of these twists as God’s love made delicious, even if not nutritious. We’re currently in  some hard days […]

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Forward Movement

Forward Movement

4 by / on January 30, 2017, 4:11 pm / in Faith, Poetry

Forward Movement collective hope just flew overhead— squawking joy heading southward unmindful of heaviness below “light as a feather” indeed. i sigh. heavily. collective hope on the move honking gray heavy-bodied lightness it’s the beautiful (though not perfect) V that finally draws my face heavenward feathery breeze    carries away burden shadows (but not, of course, the burden) yet reminds […]

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Fern Creek woods in autumn

Found Poetry

0 by / on January 26, 2017, 10:44 am / in Poetry

Fern Creek Woods Rae, our oldest daughter, gave Mark and me a book of her poetry in 2003. She had crafted these poems during a two-year period when we lived states apart and didn’t have a good idea of her Montana life. I re-read them this week, blessed and impressed again with her way with words. She inspired me to […]

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