The Hummy-Hum Oven Woes Part 1

All I really want to do is get into the kitchen to make the chicken pot pie to share with my friend Denise who is coming over for supper and a catch up this evening, but it has started out to be one of those days where all sorts of computer related technical things keep popping up […]

Sweet Home


Yes, I did live in this little cabin. It was a bit over 300 square feet. And with a husband and two little ones underfoot there wasn’t a lot of room for much else but essentials. It was kind of like what I have heard living on a boat is like—if you bring something in, you must […]

Gratitude Starts at Home


Gratitude Starts at Home Since 1986 I have lived in a small town on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Western Washington. It’s the kind of place where you aren’t invisible or anonymous for too long especially if you are the piano teacher which I was for many years. I taught scores of kids out here. […]

History of the Original Morning Glory Muffin


History of the Original Morning Glory Muffin Yesterday I posted my adaption of a recipe for Easy Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffins. I was curious to find some history about the original Morning Glory Muffin—who created it, when and where. So here’s the brief rundown of what I learned. Morning Glory Muffins are attributed to Chef Pam McKinstry of the Morning […]