Black Thursday

What is it about the promise of pumpkin pie that prompts normally normal people to think they can gather with extended family and get along?  Disasters inevitably happen, but the triumph of hope over experience makes us try again and again. I’m not sure why, but when I’m thinking over Thanksgivings past, the first ones that … More Black Thursday


Go, Team?

It’s a bit of an understatement to say I’m not a joiner. I’m not a loner, either, mostly because it’s hard to find time to be alone.   I just don’t like crowds. And I don’t understand people very well. Or hu-mans, as I say in my head. People are confusing even one at a time, … More Go, Team?

Feast or Famine

It’s been a few months since I wrote my last blog post. That’s kind of how things work around here. I’ll have two good days in a row, get a lot of things done, and then back to normal.   Normal means dragging myself out of bed in the morning, spending more time in the recliner … More Feast or Famine

That dog has a puffy tail! My distracted life in the kitchen.

I always thought I was a really good multi-tasker.  Turns out, I just have ADD.  I’m not sure why that never occurred to me.  I’m usually working on seventeen things at the same time, and I don’t remember any of them the next day.  You should see my kitchen.  On second thought, you shouldn’t see … More That dog has a puffy tail! My distracted life in the kitchen.