A few months ago, one of our fur babies dissappeared. I’ve written about her before. She was a bit of a pain and a bully. But she was still our fur baby, none-the-less. We don’t know exactly what happened to her, but there are multiple possibilities.Continue reading Saying Our Goodbyes and Helloes
Snow! Snow! Snow! … For Now
One of the things a person comes to accept about living in California is that there is a level of unpredictability when dealing with the seasons. You just learn to go with the flow.Continue reading Snow! Snow! Snow! … For Now
The Best Laid Plans… Will Get Changed.
Twenty-six years (and counting) of teaching has given me more than a little bit of experience in planning. It has also taught me that plans don’t mean jack-diddly-squat.Continue reading The Best Laid Plans… Will Get Changed.
The Third Time Wasn’t a Charm… Sort Of.
How long do you give plans a chance to work before you decide… meh, maybe it’s not happening? I mean, I’m a pretty stubborn person, but even I have my limits.Continue reading The Third Time Wasn’t a Charm… Sort Of.
Homestead Sweet Homestead (Well… Sort of)
I have avoided doing any posts dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and all the other turmoil happening these days (or as we like to say in California speak “all this s&%t going on”). This story will be no different… kind of.Continue reading Homestead Sweet Homestead (Well… Sort of)
No one has ever asked me for my spanakopita recipe. No one cares if I have one. I have no problem with this.Continue reading Mom’s Spanakopita
Kids in this part of California have never experienced the joy of missing school due to snow. Fog, on the other hand, is a different story.Continue reading It’s Baaaaaack…
Blackberry Lime Sherbet
If you recall a while back, I was “gifted” a large surplus of blackberries and lime juice from my parents in an attempt to clean out their freezer. Let’s just say I had a large amount of material to work with.Continue reading Blackberry Lime Sherbet
Congratulations!! You are now the beneficiary of the fact that my mom just cleaned out her freezer! No, really, this is a good thing (most of the time)!
Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies
One time, my reward from my dad for a semester of good grades was a jar of Planters Dry Roasted peanuts to have all to myself. No joke, one of the best treats I’ve ever received.