…And Then They’re Gone

My great grandmother – the tiniest girl, youngest of four, her father’s favorite, born in the middle of a terrible storm. She was a black sheep like me. A survivor. She left home young and married a troubled man who drank too much and loved too little. Divorce was unheard of back then… but she […]

Honey Cookies (Better than Snickerdoodles!)

These cookies are better than snickerdoodles. If you don’t know what a snickerdoodle is, you haven’t lived. OH. YES. You don’t believe me, do you? Honest to goodness, these cookies are THE BOMB. Like a golden treasure in a hidden cave, my children and I discovered the recipe for these wonderful cookies in a children’s […]

Coming Dawn

I spent the night the other night at a friend’s house while I was away checking mail and changing my address in my old town. She happened to be cooking Beef Stroganoff, so I was persuaded into staying for dinner (and then Italian Coffee)… making it too late for my return drive. It is nice […]

Icons of Evolution (Book Review)

Update 2012: This is a review that I wrote for the book Icons of Evolution – by Jonathan Wells, waaaay back in my early homeschoolin’ days when I was reading Creation Science books as a hobby. We watched Kent Hovind’s Creation Seminars – if you ever have 17 hours or so to spare (as if […]