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Chicken Littles

Chicken Littles

Chickens were on my mind. At Martel’s this week, a new section of the fowl section was set aside for Cornish hens.  The ladies’ magazines...

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The Clean Plate Club

The Clean Plate Club

Discovering the enjoyment of a meal comes down to one final visible sign.  The clean plate.  At breakfast, the kids down their cereal, pancakes or bacon...

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Accidentally Made Up

Accidentally Made Up

  Judy Anne was known to spend a good deal of the first part of her morning “putting on her face.” I wasn’t as perfection-oriented as she was...

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The Loves of My Life

The Loves of My Life

Valentine’s Day!  A day for lovers of all kinds.  I made heart shaped pancakes for breakfast and most of them really resembled hearts of some sort...

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A Lady Always Knows

A Lady Always Knows

After I told Edie that we needed to have more time to discuss her thoughts, I asked her if she could join me for lunch at the Crystal Tea Room.  We would...

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It’s Always Sunny at Edie’s

It’s Always Sunny at Edie’s

Even though the weather was gloomy, the sunshine seemed to find the inside of Edie’s house. Edie’s living room contained a comfy-looking chaise...

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The Postman is Never Late

The Postman is Never Late

Love letters are serious business.  I wrote my share of them before marrying Steve.  Not just to Steve, but to other young men as well.  I am no poet,...

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Correct Me If I’m Wrong

Correct Me If I’m Wrong

I could feel my face turning red.  Maybe even an unsightly blotchy red. Not a flush of beauty, but of embarrassment. After I heard my name called, time...

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I Heard What You Said

I Heard What You Said

Junior was right.  School is hard.  Well, not really hard, just finding time to read and write on a schedule is difficult.  So far, I’ve been...

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Table of Three for Homework Please

Table of Three for Homework Please

My nervousness caused me to almost pour lemonade instead of orange juice into Steve’s glass at breakfast. I went back to the icebox and got out the...

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