birds are not welcome at breakfast

I thought I would write about waffles long before I put up a post on crêpes. Which is funny mostly because I’ve been making crêpes for a LOT longer. And because the biggest reason I’ve put off the crêpe post is...

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thinking of Etta James

Romance. I think Etta James figures in the idea of romance for many. We relate to the longing in her voice, to the love found and lost in her lyrics. We feel her music in our bones. A while back, I told a story of how Etta James...

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the cupcakes were for a friend

His wife was coming home, after a long, dreary summer being treated for cancer, away from her family, closed up in ICU where her children could not visit. A celebration seemed in order. On the same day, this friend was lamenting...

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