Spending time in the kitchen with my Great Grandmother was more than just learning to cook.
Did you know today is National Homemade Cookie day? There is just something simple about a cookie that is so satisfying and nostalgic. Simple ingredients combined and baked to perfection can be served after a meal with a cup of coffee, or wrapped up in cellophane and tucked inside a backpack. Chocolate Chip, Lemon Shortbread, […]
In 1979, Mrs. Marian McQuade’s appeal to have a special day to recognize the value that grandparents have with the next generation was signed as an official proclamation by President Jimmy Carter. It wasn’t meant to be an overly commercialized day that flooded the market with an abundance of cards or token gifts, but rather […]
It was early in the morning when John called from work and told me to turn on the television. “Our country is under attack,” he said. With a cup of coffee in hand, I turned on the TV. Every channel was showing the effect of the plane that had slammed into the twin tower, the […]
“Dogs have a way of finding people who need them, and filling a hole we didn’t even know we had.” Thorn Jones Rusty was just a ball of soft fur when we got him from a friend whose dog had just had a litter of pups. We weren’t really looking for another pet, after […]
“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward ~ for there you have been and there you will always long to return.” Leonardo DaVinci This is Scott’s favorite quote..probably because it isn’t just words ~ it captures his life passion. Flight was something he dreamed […]
Talk about the amazing taste of summer! I just made this super easy and scrumtious salad from field fresh corn, tomatoes, limes and cilantro. The key to this salad was putting the corn on the grill. It not only cooks the corn perfect, you are not boiling a big pot of water in the house. […]