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Dump the Whole Box

Dump the Whole Box

Although my heart and head wanted to create something from my newfound French cookbook, lack of time recently forced me into an easier choice for dessert. ...

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School Supplies for Everyone

School Supplies for Everyone

When the school year starts, it has a natural rhythm.  For the children, I always purchase new school and play shoes, new school clothes and school supplies. ...

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Rock Around the Block

Rock Around the Block

Finally!  Block Party Day!  The guys started early as usual setting up in the center of the street which the local police blocked off with sawhorses. ...

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You Say Potato

You Say Potato

I wanted to invite Chloe over for coffee before the Annual Block Party so that I could prepare her for our yearly summer gathering.  Being the newest...

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Bonjour

Bonjour

Since I have never met anyone really French, I visited the book store before my visit to try and score a cookbook that contained authentic recipes.  Clearly,...

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May I Borrow a Cup of Sugar?

May I Borrow a Cup of Sugar?

Vache sacree!  My neighbor is French, as in Paris.  The for sale sign came down a few days ago, so I have been waiting anxiously to see who bought the...

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The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour

Several families have toured the house next door for sale this week but I guess none have yet to take it for their own.  I remember when Steve and I...

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You Can’t Get There From Here

You Can’t Get There From Here

The only question left was where.  Molly visited her mother, Mrs. Kravitz, and spent the weekend with her.  It didn’t seem like a happy visit,...

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Lost in a Strange Land

Lost in a Strange Land

The first troublesome sign was finding Mrs. Kravitz in the backyard.  My backyard.  She gingerly held a bouquet of freshly snipped flowers from her garden...

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Into Each Life A Little Rain Must Fall

Into Each Life A Little Rain Must Fall

The last three days had been a washout for the pool and outdoor play.  The intense heat of summer had brought in some massive rain clouds that seemed...

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