Tag: Chores

SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

As a child, I watched my Grandmother stich and sew, employing her hands to good effect creating beautiful and useful hand work. The fruits of her labors … the quilts and pillows and aprons and tablecloths and tea towels and dresses … were woven into the fabric of my life. Some, like the tablecloths, were…

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LET THEM EAT CAKE

LET THEM EAT CAKE

Yesterday morning I went to have blood work done …  oh joy. Then I went grocery shopping … ditto the joy. While at the store, as a reward, I bought all the ingredients to make a carrot cake … a healthy cake … as a present to myself. A cake full of vegetables and raisins and nuts. What could be…

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FILLING THE CANISTERS

FILLING THE CANISTERS

Did you ever have one of those days? No matter how much effort you make and no matter how hard you push and no matter how you race around … in the end there is nothing to show for all your effort. Mother used to call them FILLING THE CANISTER DAYS. When you are done…

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