Goodbye

I have not written a blog entry for several months, and this will be my last. My Mom, after bravely fighting all of the illnesses that so suddenly besieged her since last spring, passed away on September 30. My family fought right alongside her the whole time, and yet her death took us by surprise. We [...]

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Uneasy Coffee Cake

A new favorite of one of my café customers is The Pioneer Woman’s “Best Coffee Cake. Ever.” And it is. But on the recipe page under “Level of Difficulty” it says “Easy.” I should know by now that those words, for me anyway, forecast trouble. For some reason I have a hard time with so-called [...]

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Unexpected and Special

Both of my blog fans are probably wondering why I haven’t written lately.  The reason would not typically be considered a happy one, though it turned out to be a very satisfying one. My Mom was taken ill and I was with her for her hospital stay. She was admitted for a seriously acute, out-of-the-blue [...]

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