One Great Big Family Let’s not forget how important it is to smile, nod hello to the next person we see, and remember how important it is to come together as family…because that’s what we are…one family…one great big family. Love from your sister, Kate
It’s Getting Close It’s getting close now. Sunday I depart. Yesterday a dear friend, who travels on the cheap six months out of the year which I think qualifies her as being a well-seasoned practitioner of the craft, comes over to share with me her hints for packing. After a thorough once over of what […]
Spring Morning I open my eyes to a rainbow of sunlight this morning–prisms in my windows casting their many colors on the walls. How can one be anything other than happy at the wondrous surprise of this visible joy? This spring morning brings a new day to unfold before me. Yes, I have much to […]
Steak and Potato Pie Recipe I’m still in the Celtic state of mind, and will be for sometime, as in less than a month, I will flying to the land of my adoptive ancestors birth. Ireland is from where my dad’s grandparents immigrated, and with names like O’Leary, Reilly, and Reardon, on the extended family […]
When Words Fail, There is Love Yesterday: I cook. I bake. I slip out to the store for more onions. I return, and cook and bake some more. After receiving an early morning message that my friend has lost the family home in a fire (not one of the fires in CA) I spring into action […]
The Ritual of Making the Thanksgiving Meal and A Recipe for Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Early every Thanksgiving morning, my grandmother, Geeg, got up at what felt like the crack of dawn, came into the kitchen and began the ritual of making the Thanksgiving meal. It was a ritual that started days before. I remember opening […]
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