Several family members have birthdays this month so there has been some serious cake-eating at our house. It’s time to get back to nothing but salads...
The baby chicks arrived. They came on Sunday which is very unusual. By a fortunate twist of fate I received the phone message from the Vineyard Haven...
It is becoming increasingly difficult to call this a winter. Last week’s impressive snowfall was gone overnight and the temperatures have been almost...
Finally, some real winter!!! Last weekend’s snowstorm made all the children, young and old, very happy. Even Saturday afternoon with wind-driven...
Last weekend’s cold snap finally brought home the reality that winter is really here. I turned into such a sissy, and did some serious whining about...
A blender is a must when cooking for children. Violet’s friend, Cesca Robinson, joined us for supper recently. I served a pork, potato, and leek dish...
Here it is the first morning of another brand new year. So far I’ve eaten no sugar, cut no one off in traffic, had a positive and grateful attitude,...
I’m living a George Carlin stand-up routine. I spent a good amount of time since Christmas getting rid of and/or moving old stuff to make room for...
When Julie Wells asked me to write this column almost five years ago, she said I would develop a relationship with it. It has, in fact, come to pass.

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