Bulgogi

Bulgogi

Over the years, I have been fortunate to make friends with some wonderful Korean women. And just like southern American women, southern Korean women love to cook. (I'll have to tell you all some day about learning how to make sushi with Spam.) Under their tutelage, I developed a taste for kim chee and a [...]

Magic bus

Magic bus

My menfolk on a recon mission. They're deep into snow weather to meet a man about some car seats. Always tinkering with his project car, my son went online to find some replacement interior pieces. So happens, there was someone in Pennsylvania who had both a driver's and passenger seat, console and door panels from [...]

Be the change

Be the change

"The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me'." ~ Matthew 25:40, NIV See a need, fill it Unto your ability Smallest of gestures NaBloPoMo 13/28 My daughter is active in a local non-profit that provides weekly [...]

Pity party cookies

Pity party cookies

I was feeling sorry for myself because I will be alone on the Hallmark Made-up Holiday Saturday, so I made myself some cookies. (They had pineapple and bananas, and gluten-free oatmeal, so they're good for me... right?) The menfolk are on a mission over the weekend. A trip they are taking with my blessing. Still, even if I reject [...]

Trading kids for pets

Trading kids for pets

There are many things I miss not having little kids around my house. I miss naps, and snuggles on the couch. I miss making couch cushion forts in the living room, and marathon cartoon afternoons. I even miss fingerpaints and glitter. Having adult kids, and a semi-empty nest, I’ve been waxing nostalgic lately for the [...]