Yesterday I stumbled across this small bit of memoir I wrote 3 years ago about our cranky, argumentative, alcoholic parents.
I’m not sure why I wrote it, exactly—but it still rings true to me, and I thought you might like to take a look. Um, enjoy?
You know what I hate most about writing? The lede. Continue reading
I’ve been reading a lot recently, about parents saying teary farewells to their children heading off for university this autumn.
Do you remember those days? I do. Like they were yesterday. It was tough, but we got through it in the end. And chances are, so will those parents. Maybe they’ll do it with a bit more dignity and decorum than I? One can only hope. Continue reading
Fall has always seemed like the best time to bake, don’t you think? As the weather gets blustery, “comfort food” takes on a whole new meaning. After all, there’s just something so warm and comforting about a house filled with the smell of baked goods. Continue reading
One man, one woman, one cat. That’s how Lars and I started out. Continue reading
Happy Hallowe’en! I love this time of year—the crisp air, the falling leaves, the hint of winter in the air, saying good-bye to the heat and humidity of summer…I love it all. Continue reading