Life Lessons From a Border Collie

The Border Collie showed life at its finest, most joyful, and en pointe. I never know where I will learn an important life-lesson. It can be from some experience I have, hearing something that resonates or makes me question something that I think I am certain about, or, as in last evening’s lesson, on television….

The Best Carrot Cake and Sharing

It was fabulous. The carrot cake, the bread and my day. I don’t think that I even complained. Mark that on your calendar. She didn’t complain. Why is it that some days are just better than others? It isn’t like I went to Paris. Ooh-la-la. I didn’t even leave the house except to deliver carrot…

Baking Honey Wheat Bread … and falling in love

Wow! That bread is delicious. And you should have smelled my house when it was baking. I give the Ankarsrum very high marks …better marks than I got when I was in school. What a beautiful job it did and what a pleasure it was to use. Honey Whole Wheat bread was my first adventure…

God and Bread and the Ankarsrum

Good morning preachers, saints and thyroids, While waking up this morning and doing my pre, pre-dawn contemplations, (overstatement), I thought I would write about God this morning. Not the churchy God, but how people find their faith and believe in different things. Yep, I know, some people get their joints swollen when they think of…

The Mixer

Lookout world, my mixer arrived. My Swedish mixer, the Ankarsrum, complete with instructions in Swedish, Norse, Dansk, Suomi, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Italian, and I think, Russian, and English, arrived yesterday, two days after I ordered it. I am more excite about it than I was when we got a new car. Sakerhelsforeskrifter … in English,…

A Morning In My Brain

Believe it or not, when I write my posts, I generally have a trajectory in mind. I go with my writer methods that I have learned and used throughout my twenty-some years of being a writer. My blogs are much looser than when I wrote for publication. This is for fun. I let it flow…