Monthly Archives: December 2012

Meditations on an Old Cookbook

This year I have been so grateful to start blogging again and discover a wonderful community. I can’t fully express how much I have enjoyed reading, writing, and interacting with my fellow bloggers. I may not be the best, but … Continue reading

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The Christmas Yeild

To date, my holiday season started out grumpy, veered slightly to overwhelmed, and took an abrupt turn to sad yet grateful, with a sharp reminder about things that are important. In the midst of all this, I managed to accomplish … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blogger Award

My new friend Valerie honored and surprised me with a Beautiful Blogger Award. I am incredibly grateful for this gesture! I am grateful that anyone reads my stuff at all, let alone finds it award-worthy. To collect my award, I’m told I … Continue reading

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An Alternate View of Connecticut

In early 2008 my stepfather died, and toward the end of that year my mother became gravely ill with Guillain-Barre syndrome.  I, my mother’s only child, left my husband and toddler son and flew to Connecticut for two weeks to … Continue reading

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Connecting to tragedy

In a college lit course we studied a book, The Stranger, I believe.  Although I remember almost nothing about the book, one passage sticks out which we touched on in class…and that was the proposition that people will always find … Continue reading

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Measuring character

My husband works for the cable company.  Years ago he installed cable.  Then he was moved to working the phones when people had issues with their cable or internet.  After a while he became supervisor.  His duties include handling “escalations”, … Continue reading

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A Day in My Life? Please….

I was recently poking around online for possible blog topics and found a suggestion for doing an entry that chronicles a day in my life.  I had to chuckle at that one.  My routine is so cobbled together right now … Continue reading

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