Cranberry Morning

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Location Wisconsin, United States
Introduction Welcome to my blog! My name is Judy, and except for a couple brief intervals, I've lived in Wisconsin all my life. I married the neighbor boy many years ago and we're still best friends. Our family of two has expanded to 17, including children and grandchildren. Of course that's before we start counting the dogs and cats.
Interests pondering God's sovereign grace, spending time with my husband of 40 years, seeing my kids as often as possible, responsible pet ownership, puppy training, German Shepherd Dogs, puppies, taking care of and enjoying the company of our dogs: Bridger and Misty and our cats: Lionel and Tuppence, my Thursday Bible study group, Tabletalk Magazine, sovereign grace, responsible pet ownership, vintage, Civil War, handcrafted soaps, making soap, soapmaking, cold process soap, hot process soap, soap recipes, gardening, canning, England, Britain's castles and abbeys, London, James Longstreet, travel on a budget, using the camera, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales, Herefordshire, B&Bs in England, holiday cottages in England, attending the best church ever in NW Wisconsin, Reformed theology, British mysteries, Lord Peter Wimsey, learning to knit, art journaling, Wisconsin countryside, gluten-free cooking and baking.
Favorite Movies Downton Abbey, The King's Speech, Bleakhouse, North and South, Emma, Mrs. Brown, Miss Rose White, Frequency, Two Weeks' Notice, Shadowlands, Have His Carcase, Rebecca, The Jury, Runaway Jury, Collision, Inspector Morse, Campion, George Gently, Foyle's War, Sweet Danger, Bertie and Elizabeth, Gettysburg.
Favorite Music John Rutter and the Cambridge Singers, Before the Throne of God Above, He Reigns - sung by The Newsboys, The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-field, Bach (especially St. Matthew Passion and the Christmas Oratorio), Gershwin, Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, Barber's Violin Concerto, Music from Schindler's List and The Mission, The (yearly) Festival of the Nine Lessons and Carols from King's College Cambridge.
Favorite Books Romans, Hebrews, The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul, The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis, Mere Humanity by Donald T. Williams, God in the Dock by C.S. Lewis, Putting Amazing Back into Grace by Michael Horton, Grace Unknown by R.C. Sproul, True Spirituality by Francis Schaeffer, Just about anything by N.T. Wright, From Manassas to Appomattox by Gen. James Longstreet, (Lee's senior subordinate officer, contrary to popular opinion), The Killer Angels by Michael Schaara, The Abolition of Britain by Peter Hitchens, The Loser Letters by Mary Eberstadt, the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries by Dorothy L. Sayers, My Antonia by Willa Cather, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot, Glittering Images by Susan Howatch, all Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories by P.G. Wodehouse, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig, Second Chance - A Tale of Two Puppies...... by me.