Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Pumpkin Pie... Best recipe!!!

A scene I photographed on Nov. 14, 2009.  This is found along the Frio River in Echo Valley on the property of the Foundations for Laity Renewal near Leakey, TX.
The above photo has nothing to do with this post but it is 
my tribute to this time of year.  
Just want this beauty to be seen as each person reads this blog. 
Recently, friends were invited so lunch would include pumpkin pie.  When fall is in the air, it just seems to be the most appropriate dessert for special friends as well as family.
So I decided to photograph and chronicle the process...
All items gathered to make our family's favorite pumpkin pie.
The recipe my family uses came from my mother.  I do not know where she got the recipe but when baked, it is by far the best pumpkin pie ever created!  Her theory was that the secret to great tasting pumpkin pie is to limit the amount of ginger in the mix.  Her recipe used 1/4 teaspoon of ginger.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Registered to Vote?

Fall (Nov. 2009) on the Frio River in the canyon of the Foundations for Laity Renewal...
It's Fall... Be Prepared to Vote...
If you live in Texas, the last day to register in order to vote on November 6th is October 9th.  Both my husband and I have taken the training, been sworn in and have the materials needed to register anyone in this state.  Let me know if you need to register before the deadline and I can help you.

You must vote in the precinct in which you live.  You cannot show up at another polling place and get permission to vote there.  You cannot go to your former place of residence and vote there.

We have materials to register a change of address if you have moved since you last voted.

The system is designed to allow all eligible voters to have a voice but you must be registered in a timely manner in order to exercise this awesome privilege.

All citizens who prepare and vote have a voice in the future of our country.  This is freedom in action.  It is a responsibility and privilege not to be taken lightly.

See you at the polls!!!