A Christmas Stocking Full of Baby. Yeeouch!

Seventeen years ago on Thursday I went into labor. A week early. This year we are celebrating the birth of my eldest son almost a week early again. Because I'll be gone on the momentous occasion. But it's kind of the kid's own fault. If he hadn't been so anxious to get here all those […]

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Coming Soon: Castles, Sheep, Music, and Moss

Irish knight, with pike and World War II helmet. Chick in a yellow sweater. Please don't ask why. Because I'm going to tell you all about it starting on Monday. Assuming we can get the pictures off of the clever universal location Sir Knight has wrangled for all of our computers to access. Which I […]

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Fish Sauce. I’m Totally Freaking Out. In My Brain.

So I was shopping at the local grocery store because I had a hankerin' for Panang Curry but couldn't afford the Thai restaurant we love so much, and I'd found this recipe, right? And it was super easy — just a few ingredients — and it included things like peanut butter, coconut milk, and fish sauce.  But […]

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Are We There Yet?

Remember the old “What I Did For Summer Vacation” reports we all had to write at some point in elementary school? Wonder what those were all about. Did our teachers really want to read through 30 children’s “I’m hungry!” “He’s on my side of the seat!” “I have to go to the bathroom!”-filled treatises on […]

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