Addiction. I am a human being with an addictive personality. As far as I’ve seen, at age 37, I think this character trait is by far more the rule for humans instead of the exception. One of my hardest earned accomplishments in life thus far is quitting smoking cigarettes. I smoked for 8 years, almost […]
Well, our Rangeley trip came and went much too fast. The weather was gorgeous. We enjoyed hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, late night movies, and eating lots of yummy food. I have one penultimate vacation story to report. When we arrived in town, we were immediately told that a bear was hanging around the campground. A […]
I’m baking Sophie’s cake now. I was opening a bag of cake mix (Yes, I do take that kind of shortcut) and I guess I opened it a bit too quickly and some flew out and onto my dear doggie! He’s always lying near my feet. Well, this time he got dusted!
I’ve been feeling a bit anxious lately. I’m going through that “There’s not enough time in the day to do everything that I have to do, let alone want to do” kind of thinking. I know a lot of people feel that way. Life is so busy and the pace seems to never let up. […]
When I was growing up, my grandmother and I made these cookies for almost every Christmas gathering. She calls them “bells” because her cookie cutter of choice for these is a bell shape. If I had to chose my very favorite cookie in the entire world, it definitely would be these. The two components; a buttery shortbread-like cookie […]