The Unsavory Reality Of Breakfast In Bed

by Kevin Burton    Certain things sound great, but once you examine them are really not.    One such concept is breakfast in bed. People talk about breakfast in bed as a mother’s day or birthday kind of special thing you do for someone.      So I’m thinking about this and it hits me, who really …

Mother’s Day And Victory In Jesus

by Kevin Burton    My mother is running her victory lap with a walker.    Victory laps are supposed to be slower than the race itself, right? So there you go, it’s a chance to celebrate.   And make no mistake this is victory in Jesus, as the song says.    You’ll pardon her if there …

Love My Good Friends And Fried Chicken

by Kevin Burton    Gonna tell you a funny story, then tell you what it means to me beyond the humor.    My friend Tracy sent me the story.  Not sure where she got it. It is told from the perspective of a school-aged child:    “Our teacher asked what my favorite animal was, I …

Enough With The Jokes, I’m Not That Big

by Ronnie Burton    (Guest blogger Veronica “Ronnie” Burton is a six-year-old American house cat from rural South Central Kansas.)    I’m writing this as an exercise in writing cause I know it will never get used.    It’s offered to Kevin Burton for Page 7, but I’m going to fly a little too close …

Ronnie’s Bold Risk/Reward Gambit

by Kevin Burton    Out younger cat Ronnie has a strategy for obtaining food that will not serve her well in the Burton household.    Even though we just got our two new cats and are still getting to know them, certain things are obvious from their behavior.  Already we know these cats are no …

The Burtons Make Room For Two

by Kevin Burton     Four mouths to feed on a Sunday morning. Four heartbeats on the second floor.     It’s the morning after the big move and our two new cats seem to be at home already. Yes, two new cats.     Making their Page 7 debut today are Ronnie and Gabbie. That Ronnie is …

A Swedish Tradition I Can Fully Embrace

by Kevin Burton    So Friday night is taco night in Sweden.     Who knew?  I’m so up for that!    It’s part of a longstanding tradition in Sweden called cozy Friday, writes Maddy Savage on http://www.bbc.com. It is a relaxing way to end the work week and spend time with family.    “For the …

Here’s Fair Warning, Chef Kev Rides Again

by Kevin Burton    Guess what, I’m going to be on a cooking show!    The dickens you say…..    Yeah, I’m going to be the stuffed turkey! (ba-dum-bum).     These are the jokes kids. God help me, here I go. But me in the kitchen, no laughing matter.    And actually I should say …

Blind Cooks Teach More Than Recipes

by Kevin Burton    How does a blind person prepare a meal?  The methods vary, but always include great attention to detail.     On one of my Facebook groups I stumbled upon an announcement about a TV show featuring blind cooks.  It’s called the Cooking Without Looking TV Show.  I caught the monthly zoomcast version …