Make these! Although one of my favorite activities with my daughter is an all-day baking extravaganza, I do not often make treats. With just two of us to consume the end-product, we have learned it is best not to stock up on desserts. However, I have a couple of standards up my sleeve and I … Continue reading Make These!
In 7th grade, I took an elective guitar class. I had no real interest in it except that my friend was taking it. The class focused on simple songs with few chords. One day the teacher played Blowing in the Wind. It is not an overstatement to say this changed my life. I did not … Continue reading The Nobel Prize and Me
Maybe it was the family cross-country trips every summer from the west coast to my grandmother’s house in New Hampshire. Maybe it is because Brian and my first date was a legendary drive to San Francisco in a Fiat X19. Maybe it is because I am always the passenger, never the driver. Maybe it is … Continue reading Road Trip
With many hours per week to watch the development of one infant, I am often pondering “what goes on in that little head?” The other night, we spent a pleasant several minutes watching her trying to navigate putting her pacifier in her mouth. At five months of age, she doesn't understand cause and effect or … Continue reading Lo and Behold