• The things we can cook with our eyes closed

    Someone just sailed into the office and announced that he and his girlfriend had had sandwiches for lunch. “Can you believe how much I paid for two sandwiches?”, he lamented, shaking his head. I looked over at…

  • 3-pasta week

    We didn’t plan this. It just happened. This 3-pasta week, I mean. No complaints though. Pasta is quick and easy. Not to mention, more hands make light work. In fact, we cooked 2 pastas at one go.…

  • A new word, aproncation

    It’s snowing heavily in the mountains after years of drought so folks are rushing up there in droves. As for us, we planned to take a slow, leisurely road trip to the beach. But it’s been raining…

  • memories of a small town vacation

    Some friends of ours were passing through on their way back to their hometown. I remember years ago making a trip with them to their family home. At the time we thought it’d be fun to bring…

  • her brother’s keeper

    Raine’s classmate is working at McDonald’s. If it were any other guy, I’d have said so what? But this is the young man who is�sorta Raine’s unofficial ‘brother’ at school as he shares the same last name…