I came across this on social media this morning and I have to say it made me happy!! Who had ever heard of strawberry finches? Not me!Continue reading “Random notes and strawberry finches”
“Let’s make Monkey Bread,” she said.
“I wanna bake,” she said. Continue reading “The Monkey Bread saga – part 1”
I set goals. I set the path toward my goals in motion. I trekked along, tripped and stumbled occasionally, but more or less, things seemed to be propelling forward, albeit at a relatively slow pace.
But still, I could see the path behind me getting a little bit longer every time I looked.
Then, I fell off the proverbial horse. Right into a mud puddle, flanked by dirty snowbanks.
This is where I’m sitting right now, all muddy, wet, cold and uninspired. Unmotivated. Unfulfilled. Continue reading “Flowing words inhibited by distractions”
The Weather Network on TV is having so! much! fun! with all of our weather woes here in North America at the moment. It’s quite amusing to sit on my couch with my coffee and watch them explain, over and over again, what to do and not to do because of the dangerous wind chills, and the snow, and the ice, and all the rest of it. Continue reading “Lingering effects of endless distractions”
This morning I’m mentally and emotionally preparing myself for the inevitable.
I’ve been prepping my brain all weekend in between trips to outdoor and indoor rinks, as well as ‘wet’ rinks (pools) 🙃 to accept the fact that Monday will be the day to make it happen.
It has to happen today. No matter what.
The desire to eat a piece of chocolate is overwhelming today.
To make matters worse, I have chocolate stashed all over the house. Continue reading “The enduring distraction that is chocolate”
Depending on your point of view, 12 minutes can be a long time, or a short time.
For instance, if you’re cooking and following a recipe and it tells you that the food should cook/steam/boil/roast for 12 minutes, you can probably adjust this a little. Spaghetti sauce, soup or stew has never tasted worse when cooked for longer than 12 minutes, is what I’m saying (and no, I don’t recall a recipe actually saying you should cook sauce for 12 minutes….but just bear with me here for a sec). Continue reading “12 minutes”