We called her house earlier this morning so the kids could sing to her. No audio, but here's a picture. Happy Birthday, Meredith!! The cat was indifferent.
We stayed up for the whole game. I'd been up since 4:22 in the morning yesterday (yes, it's that precise) because Julia, (who else?) had been awake and I hadn't seen the whole game the night before (Saturday night's game) because we were so far ahead and because I was falling asleep on the couch. … Continue reading Sleepless for the Sox
Our Giant Pumpkin, 2007.
My mom belonged to a local garden club when I was a kid - and well beyond that, actually. They did a lot to make the town look nice - the trees planted along main street were their doing, for instance. "Project Beautification" is a program I seem to remember...
Anyway, another project one year was a little cookbook called Indian Run Gardeners Cook Book. The name "Indian Run" refers (if memory serves) to a little brook that runs parallel to part of Route 108 near Old Mountain Field. All the members of the club provided a menu and at least one recipe for that menu.
Here's the cover of my copy.
Don't know if I ever mentioned this before, but when I was pregnant with Julia - before we knew she was a she - Bill firmly believed (or hoped desperately) that our next child would be another boy. Because, according to him, his side of the family only produced boys. The oldest of the three… Continue reading Father and Daughter Stuff
From my sister.
Leigh over at Red Pony Farm tagged me yesterday, so here goes. I wanted to think about it a bit first, but the World Series is preventing me from much independent thinking right now. And from sleep. So here goes.... 1. I used to want to be a private detective. My best friend and I… Continue reading Tag, I’m It…8 Things You Don’t (or Might Not) Know About Me
In my slowly continuing recap of a meal we put together for Oct 13th, here are the 4th recipe I'm posting.
You can see the others here:
Today it's all about the Spaetzle.
That's all for the moment.
Yesterday we had a little Halloween party for our kids and some of Alex's friends. I had them decorate halloween cookies, and originally I was going to have some sort of haunted part of the house with stuff to touch, like cold spaghetti for brains (or guts) and peeled grapes for eyeballs. But Saturday I… Continue reading Just Call Me Charlotte