Monthly Archives: April 2008

Feeding family comes full circle

My mom was not the best cook in the world. She wasn’t the worst, either. She made my favorite dish of baked macaroni and cheese and lots of cake mix cakes. I filched plenty of homemade chocolate chip cookies off … Continue reading

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Kids talk

As with all our children and grandchildren, the newest, born Jan. 31, is above average. But even she startled her parents the other day. They asked, “Let’s get ready to take a bath. Okay?” She babbled back a distinct “Okay.” … Continue reading

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Jeremy Stein’s cat “Katurah”

Until recently, my nephew’s household included a sleek calico cat called Katurah. The following are some of his thoughts on his cat. Katurah, my calico cat, always had some kind of respiratory problem. She sneezed constantly and had a wheezy … Continue reading

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mom made me cook

The year our little brother went to kindergarten, our mom got a job and handed my sister and me a list of instructions for making supper for the family. “Put the meat on to boil, add salt, pepper and an … Continue reading

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