good times

my daughter recently turned 7 and my son will turn 11 next week.  with birthdays just one month apart and my daughter's favorite friends being siblings of my son's favorite friends, i convinced them to join party fronts.  neither my daughter nor son wished for anything extraordinary for their parties.  they consistently said they just [...]

bread

sometimes there's not much you can do except take a deep breath, feed the children, wash the dishes, and bake some fresh bread. mix ingredients.  knead ingredients.  bake ingredients.  
it's quite simple. it just requires time...time to mix, time to rise, time to bake, time to enjoy. a little metaphor for life perhaps.  i'm going to [...]