I was making a Hawaiian Delight cake (one of my Mom -in-law’s recipes) and while using the Cook’s Illustrated fluffy yellow cake recipe (March 2008) instead of the box cake that the recipe calls for worked fine; whipped cream and Continue reading Fowry Momma.
K slept ALL night. Mom is back from her vacation in Vermont, everyone has had breakfast but B, who may be sleeping despite M building Wegit towers in their room. K had been playing dress up happily from the clean Continue reading Saturday AM Status
“My favorite thing to do it watch insects. I just see what they do, and how they do it. It helps me when I design my races.” And then he told her about the natural history of the Energy Griffons, Continue reading What M said to the Communications Consultant at the Orthodontist’s office
M – What goes on 4 legs in the morning, 2 in the noon time, and 1 in the afternoon? DH – a bionicle you have been modifying M – No Dad! a bicycle with training wheels, then you take Continue reading Lunch Riddle
B’s writing assignment requires a friend’s help: he has written a description of our apartment’s floor layout, his friend has to draw a map from the description. That means that the friend and essay must meet: the fun way for Continue reading Identifying with the Wrong Characters
M was very brave this afternoon at the orthodontist’s appointment. He did say it was hard to breath as they molded his teeth. The consultation coordinator told me he was so smart and told such interesting stories: I wonder how Continue reading Honey, We Own You Now.
DH took the kids to the park last night while I got the groceries. At one point their running game took them behind a large sculpture. When the emerged, B was trailed by M, who was pursued by K. “Dad!” Continue reading Park Funny From Last Night
I decided that the cat was right: it was a lovely evening in the garden. I put the coffee grounds under bushy parts, no separate compost pile.
The organizer and we put out projects on the tables; one family we used to co-op with dropped by to visit. We ate lots of Girl Scout Cookies, M explored the chair stackes M told riddles when he wasn’t hiding Continue reading Small Expo
When DH was taking night classes at Trinity International University, I took them too, which made paying for them and not getting into debt a bit tricky (Especially after B was born) But anyway, the bioethics classes were offered at Continue reading CBHD has a bioethics podcast now.
M noticed that it was blooming, I almost missed it since it is blooming lower down this year ( the new curtains required pruning the vine off of the old curtain rod where it had climbed to the ceiling) DH Continue reading Passionfruit Flower bloomed this Week
Mom and I met our friend C, the dietitian at Books on the Square in Providence tonight. My friend Amy from high school English class was signing her new book “Poor Girl Gourmet.” She’d brought samples of the spicy carrot Continue reading ‘Poor Girl Gourmet’ Available