Monthly Archive: March 2009

A Good Baby

It’s the feast of the Annunciation, when Gabriel visited Mary and told her about Jesus.  Quite a few years ago, I wondered what it felt like to be on the receiving end of such a message, and I got an…
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fire and smoke

My Patient Husband’s mother returned from vacation last week to find there had been a house fire in her absence. Somehow before it burned too much, the fire department got it extinguished, and no one was hurt, but there’s damage…
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Death by cookbook

Kiddo#3 saw my copy of the Settlement Cookbook. “Why you have another cookbook?” he asked. I said that some recipes weren’t in every cookbook, and that this had been Grandma E’s cookbook. He said, “She gave it to you?” No,…
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