The last week has been out of control. I was supposed to write a post about the Re-enactment of the Battle of Battery Wagner. Didn’t happen. I was going to write a post about seeing Amos Lee in concert on Friday night. Didn’t happen. I did, however bake pumpkin cookies tonight (because I was annoyed… Continue reading Monday Night Baking – Pumpkin Cookies
It was cold this morning at 0600 (and I accept that "cold" is a relative term). "Mama, do you have any tights" "Yes" "Can I borrow some" "Do you promise to not tear gifreakinormous holes in them?" "It's not my fault." "Granted. But do you still promise?" "OK I promise." "Why don't you borrow tights from… Continue reading Getting Ready for School in the Morning
We interrupt this lovely day for some 20-proof whining. I have to make a deadline in 50 minutes. I have none of the data yet. I have to crunch numbers for 25 projects before I can make my deliverable. Please pass the stilton; hold the crackers.
[Ed. I will have a post at some point about the re-enactment. My daughters are avid participants, but this was my first time at one.]
Last night, because things were not busy enough, one of my shelves crashed under the weight of too many cookbooks. It smashed down on the shelf below (which was also loaded with cookbooks) and then they both crashed on to the stuff piled up on the bottom shelf. We're talking about a storage cabinet here,… Continue reading Little Odds and Ends
Every time I make this, I think of the movie “Good Burger” and Ed’s Sauce. I also think this is probably better. The first time I saw this recipe, I nearly gagged. I thought it looked so disgusting. But for whatever reason, I felt compelled to make it. I even had to make special trip… Continue reading Better than Ed’s Sauce
Iseult: So my report card is awesome and I have a 100 in theology Angharad: is it a quarter grade or semester grade Me: It’s a progress report Angharad: what does it say on NetClassroom? Me: I’m not sure. Haven’t been out there. Iseult: What’s the big deal with NetClassroom? Angharad: You can’t actually have… Continue reading A Little Dinner Conversation