Monthly Archives: July 2019

Is it hot enough?

“Is it hot enough for you?” Yes, it is. It’s hot enough to stay inside, squeeze a lemon and sip ice cold lemonade under the ceiling fan. It’s hot enough to remember being a teenager and tossing hay bales in … Continue reading

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Nothing can go wrong

I have no need for another cookbook and yet for fifty cents at a yard sale, I could not resist buying two: “The Non-chew Cookbook” and “The Four Ingredient Cookbook.”  Non-chewing cooking tickled my funny bone. Chewing always follows cooking, … Continue reading

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Katie wants to help cook

The results may not be pretty, but with practice, a child’s household skills do improve.  My daughter encourages eagerness. So when Katie, 3, shoved the chair to the counter at my house saying, “I wanna help cook” I said, “you … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? A lot of fun evidently

If you ask my husband his name be prepared to settle down for a long, long, long discourse of an answer. “Well, my first name was Hershberger,” he responds. They look at him a bit puzzled. “Hershberger?” “Yes, before I … Continue reading

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