Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cooking Our Way Through Gourmet, 1972: February!

Talk about running late!  My intention was to run this blog a few days ago, in honor of…well, in honor of my birthday.  But on that day I was quite busy stuffing my face with cupcakes and I ran out … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Breakdown

It’s 7:30 in the morning and my son is supposed to meet the bus in ten minutes and I can’t find his donation form for Jump Rope for Heart, which is due today. I finally stuff the money in an … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday and Professor Longhair

So our Mardi Gras excursion ends today, tomorrow begins Lent, and in six weeks we have Easter.  Is this year flying by or what? There are two things for which New Orleans is famous.  One is food, the other is music.  … Continue reading

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A Month of Mardi Gras Cooking: Shrimp Creole and King Cake

On our last weekend before the Mardi Gras crescendo,  went to a parade, and cooked, and baked.  Also, my friend has me convinced that I do indeed want to do Mardi Gras in New Orleans one day.  I think we’re a … Continue reading

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Brushing up on our Southern

When watching the recent news story about the hostage rescue in Alabama (and may I just say, Thanks be to God)  I saw one of the Alabama state reps speaking about being with the hostage’s mother when the news broke. … Continue reading

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Last night I sucked at motherhood

My boy turns seven in a few weeks and he hates homework.  He also hates school.  He hates anything that resembles learning.  He doesn’t mind learning if it doesn’t feel like learning.  The knowledge has to sneak up on him.  … Continue reading

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