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Saturday's Special Day
Saturday, August 31, 2013      4 comments

Today is the twentieth birthday of my beautiful daughter. She is one of the many things in my life for which I am very thankful. She was born twenty years ago today, in Bethesda Maryland. She was twelve weeks premature, and she was the tinies... Read more
Friday's Funny
Saturday, August 31, 2013      8 comments

Oh, so true!! ... Read more
Thursday's Triumph
Friday, August 30, 2013      3 comments

I am proud of myself today. I went to Central Market - CENTRAL MARKET - and didn't buy a single dessert. Nothing from the pastries, no ice cream, pre-made delicious desserts, NOTHING. Yay! I think I'll have some homemade cookies to celeb... Read more
Tuesday's terrible cake
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      1 comments

I have been trying to do a little baking for my kids recently, partly because, since Cecily is no longer struggling through 'push week,' I have a little more free time, and partly because both college kids will be leaving soon for their respecti... Read more
Random happenings, mostly good things
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      3 comments

Let's see...I've been too tired and stressed to do blogs lately, but I have a bit of time and motivation now. Last Thursday Danny had the second of his heavy-duty chemo treatments. It required 18 hours of IV hydration and an overnight in the h... Read more
Parenting Tip Number 37
Thursday, August 08, 2013      4 comments

Soooooooo true!... Read more
Wednesday's Wonderful Site for Produce Recipes
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      2 comments

A friend sent me the link to this blog, which has a ton of great recipes using seasonal produce. Who knew you can grill celery?? http://blog.bountifulbaskets
.org/ There are a few decadent dessert recipes as well, which I admit app... Read more
The main difference between cats and dogs
Sunday, August 04, 2013      4 comments

Mind you, this is merely my personal observation after about three months of living with a cat and many, many years of living with various dogs. The cat is a criminal mastermind; the dog is merely an opportunist. Case in point: both anima... Read more
Marilyn Monroe's Diet
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

I found this article about what she ate quite interesting. http://www.thehealthyhomeeco
marilyn-monroes-diet/ I just love the lines about her diet of animal foods and no ... Read more
Wednesday's Wit
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      4 comments

Always helps to have a little extra motivation!... Read more
Tuesday's Tiredness
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      2 comments

Well, the expected has happened. Even though it was expected, it was not desired, and no one is happy about it. Henry's car has died. He drove it a short distance from home, and almost didn't make it back. We both know that, unless I pour mo... Read more
Sunday's Successful Search
Sunday, July 14, 2013      4 comments

For over a month now, I have been trying to track down information about various family members and their cancers, in order to provide information to the geneticist I had consulted. There is a great deal of cancer in my family, on my dad's side... Read more
Friday's Fear-Inducing Escapade
Saturday, July 13, 2013      2 comments

Danny didn't get the nickname "Houdanny" at summer camp for nothing! Today I put him on a plane for Dallas where his dad was going to pick him up. I told him specifically to wait at the gate, that his father would come there. So.........what did... Read more
Squash Season
Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

I should have saved this blog for Saturday or Sunday. Oh well. Summer squash is in season big time at the local Farmer's Markets, and I couldn't resist stocking up, although I admit that I am not fond of summer squash by itself. Very bland an... Read more
Cancer treatment progress report
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      1 comments

Danny has had a nasty cough for almost a week now, the kind you get when there is a tickle in your throat and the only way to get rid of it is to cough. And cough. And cough. He has also had a runny nose to go with it. Henry and I suspect th... Read more

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