Pies are for sharing
“You need to learn to share.” How many times did I hear that as a child? How many times did I say it to my children? I couldn’t even begin to tell you. I have also uttered that phrase on countless occasions when I have been in charge of children, whether I was either teaching […]
Laboring to make things work
I keep asking myself, “Where has the time gone?” Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer, is one week from today, and I already see signs of autumn. Leaves are falling here and there, and my garden is slowing down; even the zucchini plants are barely producing anything. Another word for labor is “work.” I […]
The pies have it!
One of my most practiced hobbies besides cooking and sewing is crocheting. You might say I’m hooked on it. My mother taught me how when I was around five or six years old, and I have made countless items since. I started out making long chains; when I mastered that step, Mom showed me how […]