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Blog“Just Over the Hilltop”

Stuff happens. And when it does, how do I react? Well, first I should say hello from the overcast hilltop where the colors on our maples are vividly brilliant today. Dick has always said that the colors of fall are best displayed on a cloudy or drizzly day. He is right. (Before you read further,…

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Hello and Happy Spring from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood. I realized that the last post for the bed and breakfast page was in October; that is with a recipe. So, here I am with another recipe for all who like biscuits with sausage gravy. On Saturday our church hosted a men’s breakfast and…

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Here I am coming to you from “just over the hilltop” with two apple crisp recipes. Recently our daughter, Kate, requested the recipe that I used at the diner. It was another popular dessert year round and I just made it this morning for the Writers’ Group meeting this evening. The house has the scent…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood with today’s recipe for muffins and pie. Both made with pumpkin. Some of you probably prepare your pumpkin from its original state but I buy mine in a can. And so these recipes call for canned pumpkin. Spicy Pumpkin Muffins In a medium to large-size bowl stir…

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Hello! I’m back and I had a wonderful summer with family and even more precious time with Dick. Some of our grandchildren were able to stay overnight for two “summer swim camps” with Grandma (me) and “projects and puppets” with Grandpa (Dick). What a special time we had with them and the local grandchildren, their…

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Several of our dear friends, have not been able to be with their loved ones when they were in the hospital dying or very sick during these months of quarantine. The pain is often unbearable, the grief deep and unyielding. Doesn’t anyone hear the cry of the afflicted family? Yes, there is someone. Jesus told…

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