Last month, our family flew cross-country to join my husband’s family for a reunion-of-sorts on Sanibel Island. (We realized afterwards that our trek was very nearly the longest possible travel that could be undertaken within the contiguous United States – we live out west, and all the way north close to Canada, Sanibel is in…Read more »
Lately it seems every time I start a blog post, I’m immediately apologizing for how long it’s been since the last one. I started this blog as an outlet, as a way of connecting with a virtual audience in my post-Facebook (previous post: Life after Facebook), remote-living existence. But I’ve struggled with finding a consistent…Read more »
We don’t like to waste food in our house. (We seem to waste plenty of other things: money, energy, time – but not food). So the other day, when I was done roasting and simmering some beef bones for homemade bone broth, I began wondering whether I might be able to process the bones further…Read more »
Guess what? Chicken butt! My kids love that joke. (Heck, so do I.) But really – guess what? CHICKEN BUTT!!!!! AAAARGH this has been A WEEK OF CHICKEN BUTT. It started a few weeks ago, one of our hens (a Barred Rock, if it matters) developed a butt (for the lack of a better term…Read more »
(This post is dedicated to my Former-Stepmother-Turned-Bosom-Buddy Beth who parties like a rock star with her Mardi Gras Krewe every year and is basically the coolest person I know.) I don’t go to Mardi Gras. Though probably someday I will. But I do live in a house filled with beads, where somebody is always yelling…Read more »
Winter is slowly Unwinding, icy tendrils, My heart drips with hope. Greedily I breathe Sweet air – fills cavernous lungs, Blows cobwebs away.
The other day a friend commented, “Kelly, I love your blog!” and thought, “I haven’t written a blog post in FOREVER – I need to get back on that.” I could say that I’ve been busy, and that would be quite true. I started a new job (my dream job, actually) back in October and…Read more »