Author Archives: Janice C. Johnson

Easy Does It!

When winter weather keeps us from bicycling outdoors, we often use “spin-class” DVDs produced by cycling coach Graeme Street. One such session was all about accelerating. A particularly useful piece of advice from that class has stayed with me: Resist … Continue reading

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An All-time Favorite

Well, friends, today I publish my 300th post on this blog. Three… hundred… It boggles my mind. To celebrate, I’m sort of taking the day off and re-posting my sweet mother-in-law’s all-time favorite. (It’s one of my favorites, too.) This one first … Continue reading

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… and a Hockey Game Broke Out

In the past, my interest in ice hockey has been purely evasive unenthusiastic. So you know that when our younger son, Greg, developed an intense passion for the sport, I had nothing to do with it. He has grown from … Continue reading

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In Memory: A Bluebonnet Anniversary

oem>This post originally appeared on this blog On October 18, 2010. I re-post it in loving memory of Brent’s dad, Dr. Arnold Johnson, who has been gone for eight years now. One of the most distinctive symbols of Texas, besides … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex In Any Other State…

I wasn’t born in Texas. We moved here when I was in the first grade. I wouldn’t so much as taste any kind of Mexican food until about ten years later. However, I’ve been making up for lost time (and … Continue reading

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Welcoming our Newest Family Member

You may have met my Mr. Coffee some time ago. He’s become an indispensable member of the family. But once we moved, my relationship with him became a bit… well, strained. See, our new house has two floors and my … Continue reading

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To Feed a Child: Bestwa, Inc.

If you care about kids, you gotta love Bestwa (pronounced “best-way”), Inc. This non-profit works to provide food, medical care, education and hope to children in Liberia. Brent and I had the opportunity last week to attend their annual benefit … Continue reading

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