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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Mother’s Day Gift

              All I have to do is feel the cool early morning wisteria-scented breeze and I am instantly back in my childhood bedroom, which has been stripped bare. The windows are wide open, the café curtains with the lace edge ballooning into the room with the spring breeze. The [...]

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