Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Alea iacta est-The Die is Cast

Today is truly an historic day in the life of our country. We have elected a black American to be the leader of the free world. As the architect, Karl Rove said last night, it is a time for the whole country to celebrate. We should celebrate our ideals of freedom and democracy and it is an exciting time for many, many people. The simple fact is that he is now our president and we must now undergird him with our prayer. Even though I do not agree with most things that Obama stands for, that does not give me any excuse to be angry or bitter, even though honestly I was for a while and will most likely have to deal with those feelings in the future.
I am very glad that congress did not turn out to be one-sided. I think there would be danger if that happened regardless of party affiliation. Unless of course they all happened to be conservative, I never see that happening in my lifetime, but it would truly be glorious.
On a very positive note it does appear, or at least at the time I am writing this that the Marriage Amendments are passing. I am very glad to see this, but still somewhat sad to face the fact that we had to vote on this in the first place. Hard to believe our country has gone for far away from the Creator, who plainly states what marriage is to be.
Alright, having said all that yesterday I spent alot of my time in the kitchen trying out a new cookie recipe and baking a cake for a wedding shower. I found a recipe for Pumpkin Pecan Chocolate Chunk cookies with Maple frosting. Yum! One of my most fond memories is making pumpkin cookies with my grandmother, she didn't quite make hers like these, but I thought these would be widely accepted. I tried one yesterday and I thought it was good, a bit 'cakey' for my taste, but everyone else said they were good!

Here is a sneak peak at the cake we made yesterday, it is for a wedding shower for one of Tiffany's teachers. We were pleased with how it turned out and we hope the bride to be likes it very much.

1 comment:

Kim said...

The cookies look great and yummy!!

Hopefully you are going to post more pics of the cake. Looks gorgeous!!