the daily purge 5-31-17

[ The Purging Lutheran reveals no classified information in this purge ] The nuclear scientist in me would say this is military packaging for casings of plutonial oospore used for weapons-grade omelettes. But it is not. This is packaging used by the fine folk of Hello Fresh!, makers of healthy, pre-prepared meals. My Sweet Rib…… Continue reading the daily purge 5-31-17

the view from the pew 5-27-17

Give thanks with a grateful heart Give thanks to the Holy One Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ, His Son Saturday evening service at Holy Cross Lutheran, Pastor Sattler presiding. Three of our songs titles included the phrase or word ‘Holy Spirit’, ‘Jesus’ and ‘God’. I think Pastor is softening us up for The…… Continue reading the view from the pew 5-27-17

the daily purge 5-26-17

It’s Gasket Friday here on the daily purge. The Purging Lutheran welcomes all gaskets regardless of design, material or flange. A gasket is a piece of rubber or other material used to make a tight seal between two parts that are joined together. Gaskets help engines from blowing up from extreme pressures caused by exploding gasses…… Continue reading the daily purge 5-26-17

the daily purge 5-22-17

  What is a paintbrush? A paintbrush, with parts identified, is: Bristles: Transfer paint onto the substrate surface (the brush-y part) Ferrule: Retains the bristles and attaches them to the handle (the metal-y part) Handle: The intended interface between the user and the tool (the wooden-y part) The paintbrush, above, has bristles with hardened paint…… Continue reading the daily purge 5-22-17

the view from the pew 5-21-17

These beautiful flowers were a gift to me from my sister, Inara, via the Latvian church in Indianapolis. It was my 60th birthday yesterday so I had the pleasure of friends sending me notices, a grrrrreat meal at Fat Dan’s (order Dirty Tots or just never eat again, your choice), followed by a wonderful afternoon…… Continue reading the view from the pew 5-21-17

the daily purge 5-19-17

A grateful nation cheers as “Non-adventures in Cooking Week” comes to a merciful end. Egg Replacer. Replaced with what? Reading the box tells you what it is not. There are no eggs. OK, The Purging Lutheran thinks that makes sense. It contains no animal protein. That’s not something I would have considered but it sounds reasonable.…… Continue reading the daily purge 5-19-17