Lessons on Dying

I’m reading Cutting For Stone for book club. In it, a character mentions losing a parent after a long illness and that the parent first taught him how to live, and that now they were teaching him how to die. When Dad was in hospice, the counselor on site (Who – coincidentally – knew my […]

Speaking of…

Entertainment Weekly told me (and me – personally – you know) that Matched by Ally Condie could be the next Hunger Games. It’s another dystopian YA series that has already been sold for film rights even though it doesn’t hit shelves until tomorrow. While I truly loved 80% of the Hunger Games series, the last […]

On the road again…

We’re hitting the road today to Slidell, LA. I wasn’t asked to cook anything specifically for Thanksgiving dinner, there’s always plenty of food. However, I am bringing a batch of cake poppers for dessert and I made three different kind of muffins to take down for breakfasts while were there. I made Mihow’s Giant Delicious […]

Because I Know What’s REALLY Important

Yes. I’m thankful for family, friends, my home, my financial security…etc. But let’s talk about what I’m really thankful for, shall we? I’m thankful that Jumbo Eggs don’t seem to make any huge difference in a recipe that calls for Large eggs. At least not in the recipes I’m using for the contribution to the […]