A little family time mixed with one kickass hollandaise sauce

It is 7:49 p.m.—or at least it was when I wrote this. A typical weekday night … no. Wait. Let me retract that statement as there is no such thing as typical in my household. The same household, mind you, my ever curious neighbor from down the street has, on more than one occasion, dubbed a…

Rainbows and unicorns are everywhere –

I try not to think about bad things. Because It serves no purpose — accept maybe to antagonize me. There have been moments, days, even weeks where I have been consumed by bad thoughts … when I have internalized the worst possible scenario … When a plane crashes, my mind pictures people that I love on…

Is there a worse fate than an eternity in puberty?

I can never answer questions like these. I think too much. Go too far into the repercussions and or circumstances — like well duh, I’d rather be a happy child who’s loved and cared for, than a miserable adult. Conversely, I’d rather be a happy, successful adult than a lonely, uncared for child. But even…

A Grandfather’s Final Words of Wisdom

Three Christmases ago – while my husband and mother-in-law stood in the kitchen and fussed over the uncooperative roast that seemed content to cook slower than it should – I took my glass of wine, left the roast to battle on its own and had a seat on the living room couch. My five year…