Gloria’s Haitian hospitality

Gloria’s Haitian hospitality

I am fascinated by various kinds of foods in different countries. To me it is interesting to see what unique types of foods are readily available in a...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Gloria gets a pleasant surprise

Gloria gets a pleasant surprise

Isn’t life filled with curveballs and unexpected events?We do seem to have our share of them around here. Today was an example of pleasant surpr...

August 1st, 2017 |  


A bun in the oven for Yoders!

A bun in the oven for Yoders!

We have some delightful news that we’ve just been waiting to share with you!Things have been shifting a bit around here. I don’t have all ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


A miracle pie at the Yoders’

A miracle pie at the Yoders’

“Gloria, do you have anything planned for today? Are you needing help with anything?”It was Susan, a sister in church who is a dear friend...

July 18th, 2017 |  


A beef grillin’ with Gloria

A beef grillin’ with Gloria

Grilling night is always a treat at our house. Every week or two my husband Daniel will say “why don’t we grill tonight for supper?”...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Dutch heritage and apple pie

Dutch heritage and apple pie

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Amish live in the United States and Canada. Some Beachy Amish Mennonite churches (a more liberal sect of the Amish) can be fo...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Gloria whips up BBQ pizza

Gloria whips up BBQ pizza

Who doesn’t like pizza? Not everyone cares for the same kind, but most of us enjoy a good slice of some sort of pizza every now and then. My hus...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Easter most special day of year

Easter most special day of year

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s wild about mushrooms!

Gloria’s wild about mushrooms!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column is about wild mushrooms. Wild mushrooms can be very dangerous or fatal to ingest if you don’t know how to ident...

April 18th, 2017 |  


A wedding not to trifle with

A wedding not to trifle with

You may remember last week’s letter where I told of our plans to travel to Pennsylvania to attend a wedding where two of my cousins would be mar...

April 11th, 2017 |