Sorry that I have been MIA, Sparkfriends, but I have been really, seriously ill. I rarely get sick, but when I do, I do it right!
I have felt progressively crappy since before Christmas. The Sunday after Christmas, Molly and Rich started do... Read more
Our Santa gigs were much fun! I'm glad that they are over for a year, though. Two events weekly during advent REALLY cuts into any personal time, especially if you are still working!
All the kidlet exposure introduced a nasty virus which I ... Read more
I am too cheap to buy an actual Elf on a Shelf, but I do 'elf' activity for the cancer center staff and for the oncologist's office in which my office is located. Today I will show what Norman, the CCC elf has been up to...
If I had to name one food that I can't get enough of, it would be Chex Mix. I love the stuff, particularly homemade. What isn't to love? Crispy cereal, mixed nuts, butter, salt and garlic. Ok, it has a few other items, but that is the important... Read more
We live in an era that allows us many comforts that we would not have a few generations ago.
As I traveled across the country to marry my husband, I thought about the 'mail order brides' in pioneer days and how they left their families nev... Read more
Let's see if I can give some kind of an overview of the past week. My 103+ year old grandmother was found unconscious on Thanksgiving. She was rushed to the hospital and hydrated where she regained consciousness. She is alert when awakened, but ... Read more
Oh, that wonderful, buttery, nutty, top of the calorie list holiday pie. Who doesn't love it? I tried making it sugar-free, but it just has the wrong texture. Same with the purchased sugar-free pies. Even mini individual pies are around 400 calo... Read more
Molly and I made our first batch on Sunday. They were yucky. A new recipe. I will go back to my tried and true ones like these delicious merengues. They are a light alternative to the traditional cookie, but infinitely adaptable!
...since I blogged. I have been so swamped! I am focusing on getting my steps in for one thing.
I have an article to write on cervical cancer for our cancer center newsletter.
I have a Prostate Cancer awareness project to work on for Febru... Read more