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Now I’m the Traveling Spouse

Now I’m the Traveling Spouse

Life with a traveling, on-call spouse has its own set of challenges, requiring the development of a special skill set. It’s a whole type of lifestyle, quite different from the 9 to 5 workday. The tables have turned. For a few days, at least. I’m on my way... read more

Rescue Recipe: Crispy Cinnamon Triangles

You know when…you’ve been away on a family emergency the week before Easter, and then you come home to a child who has been sick for a few days, and birthday celebrations are postponed and Good Friday and Passover kind of pass you over, and then you get... read more

It’s a Good, Good Friday

Good Friday: one of three days that bring remembrance for the salvation of all mankind. A lifetime came before the three days, where Christ walked, and talked, and told. And gave instructions and lived the example. The example of how we can live out those three days... read more

Review: Brazi Bites Cheese Bread Snacks

I was given the opportunity to sample a few packages of Brazi Bites, a cheese bread snack in the form of bread balls. Um, yum. Cheese bread, known in Brazil as Pão de Queijo, is a popular treat in South America. (Little known fact: I’ve been to Brazil). Brazi... read more

Suburban Haiku (There Goes the Neighborhood)

Shakespeare, Frost, Wordsworth, Price: all the great literature. Let’s call it as we see it, shall we? Shakespeare’s work is timeless, and a simple stroll through the outdoors is never as beautiful and meaningful in any pen, than that of Robert Frost. And... read more

Snow Day Strategy: The Sequel

If snow days this school year were a book, we’d be on, like, the 14th chapter. At this point of 2014, I’m letting the school district handle the details. Too many numbers for me to keep track of, and I don’t like math. Make up the days, don’t... read more

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