Providence Corner Blog
The Leaning Tower of Peaches on Providence Rd
Meet us at Red Bird Mall in Dallas Texas, Saturday, Feb. 4th from 12 until 3 for the 1st Annual BITS (Building Intellect Tutorial Services) Black History Celebration. Expect to see invited vendors, (including Providence Preserves) and local city officials and talented presentations. The Black Girl Magic Museum at Red Bird will also have its grand opening. Come out and support.
These pickles are the notorious Aunt Elsie Pickles. They were made and named in her honor. She was one of my mothers' six sisters and the "spiciest" of all of them. Aunt Elsie was also among the first persons I saw canning. Our family loved her sweet & spicy pickles. She never shared her recipe, but after several trials, I think I just about nailed it! These crunchy pickles are only made for and given to family around Christmas. A card/warning always accompany the pickles reminding the cousins the pickles are very hot & spicy just like our auntie.
We're almost at the end of the first week of a brand-new year (2023). Providence Preserves will not be making any New Years' Resolutions. But there are some principals we will try to continue to honor and live by this year. Let's help each other remember:
1. To know the difference between working hard for something we don't care about that leads to stress versus working hard for something we love that shows passion.
2. To know that speaking is like using toothpaste. You can squirt the words out, but, you cannot put them back in once they're said.
3. Know that God has plans, purposes and promises for you & me. We shouldn't measure His unlimited power by our limited expectations.
I believe there is something very special about making