The way out here
Snowy prayers

When you pray for weather of any kind, it’s always important to understand you aren’t the only one praying for what might come from the sky.  I might need rain for my crops, but …

Trains and treats

Sometimes it’s hard to try to push back against everything that seems to be going on in life with work and other obligations, in order to enjoy the holidays.  Taking time for one …

Season for snickerdoodles

There’s a special cookie for any self-respecting baker out there. One that means a little more to them because of where they first learned to bake it or who they baked it with.  …

An angry beaver and another wood eater

I might or might not have mentioned in past articles that the house we currently reside in is subject to occasional basement flooding. In the first few months we were here, there was a …

Pasta bake, for heaven’s sake

We’ve been trapped in a house of sick kids and a spouse for the last few weeks, and there were a few functions that we would have otherwise been all too thrilled to attend.  Despite our …