Monthly Archives: July 2012

I’ll live

We have been coping anxiously with the reality of a 15yo at a chamber music camp for 10 days two states away. I drove her there last Friday, and spent the night in a B&B before driving myself home the … Continue reading

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Hastening to add …

If you are visiting because the Yarn Harlot sent you, thank you for dropping by. At 3 p.m. today I realized this little blog had had more than double its most visitors in a day ever, and … well, I … Continue reading

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I’m gone, baby, gone.

I have left home, hearth and family for Holy Cross and four days of silence. I cannot fully express how much I have looked forward to this and dreaded it all at once. During my last retreat, as you may … Continue reading

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Edinburgh squares

Liquid gold. Lyle’s golden syrup is amazing. It is not present in the base of this cookie, but with a cup of butter, one and a half of rolled oats and two eggs, it is not missed there. There’s a … Continue reading

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Speaking of bruises

Last Thursday evening I fell. This was not a run-of-the-mill fall. This was a fall worthy of a Looney Tunes’ cartoon. I may have flown just before I landed. I don’t remember. I do know that one of my shoes … Continue reading

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Jam rings

Such a prosaic name for these cookies: jam rings. Which is perhaps why it took me so long to get around to baking them. Yawn. Ischler Törtchen, however, sound worth trying. But I confess that what would have had me … Continue reading

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Summertime, and the living is easy

Maybe you already know that I coordinate a volunteer tutoring program at an inner-city school that sports a poverty rate of nigh unto 100%. If so, and I am about to bore you, I apologize. Our program’s primary goal is … Continue reading

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