Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Lions at our door

We have a couple of lions at our door.

They are about two feet high
and are made of concrete.

A better look.
The Chinese commonly have a pair of lions at their doorstep. One, the female, is holding a baby, the other, the male, has a ball under his right foot.
Why do they put them out, Wikipedia tells the history?

This is Katrin, our attack dog, looking out.
You had better stay clear of her.

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A twenty-five (25) question Meme -- The questions

A twenty-five (25) question Meme (I found/stole it here)
[If you must, I guess you can steal it from here like I did up there.]

1. How old do you look?

2. Where do you live?

3. Are you waiting for something?

4. What’s one pet peeve of yours that is not common?

5. Do you want/have kids?

6. Have you ever thought about converting your religion?

7. Last shocking news you heard?

8. What was the last thing you drank?

9. Who do you most look like in your family?

10. If you could have something right now, anything, what would it be?

11. Where does most of your family live?

12. Where did you grow up?

13. Where do you want to go on vacation?

14. Have you ever had a panic attack?

15. What can’t you wait for?

16. When’s the last time you told someone you loved him or her and meant it?

17. Have your parents ever smoked pot?

18. Want someone back in your life?

19. What do you order at the bar?

20. When was the last time you cried really, really hard?

21. Ever licked someone’s cheek?

22. What is your favorite thing to eat with peanut butter?

23. Where were you on July 4th, 2008?

24. What are your nicknames?

25. If you could go back in time, how far back would you go?

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The Jim Bunch Eats Again -- This time French Toast Sundae at a men's Tuesday Morning Bible study

This is a Texas version of French toast (everything is big in Texas). The cook called it French Toast Sundae. It may have been called that where he first ate some similar creation as well. I don't know about that.

[supersized breakfast picture]

The ingredients are baked French Texas toast (it's much thicker and richer that ordinary bread--better too), ham and sausage on the side, and shrimp, bananas, passion fruit, strawberries, raspberries, and pineapple on top. Some had whip cream on top but I opted out. The toast was smothered with maple syrup.

Mrs. Bob, Mrs. W, and did the cooking. We had coffee before the meal. I was on my second cup when we were told to find ourselves places. So I had an extra cup, empty as you see in front of my plate with the glass of orange juice.

You thought I was going to tell you about Bible study. Okay, I will.

Our Tuesday Morning Men's Bible Study meets every Tuesday morning and we finally finished the book of Romans. The pastor, Dr. Buddy Burns, started it last spring. We had the Bible study all summer, but last year on December 19 (2008) Dr. Burns died (
link). We continued until finishing Romans up on February 24, 2009.

Bob S, one of the Bible study participants, holds an annual breakfast for the Men's Bible Study group. We all agreed that right after finishing Romans would be a good time for having it this year.

There were about twenty-four of us for breakfast. These are the fellows who sat with me at our table. Most of the group live in our subdivision but it's not a requirement. Again most attend the church here but that isn't a requirement either.

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