Roasted parsnips, ill-fated commutes, and other random stuff

Last night I  a dream that featured roasted parsnips.  (I know.) I was thinking in the dream, should I add some roasted garlic too, maybe mash 'em up? Do we have any fresh rosemary?  I haven't made parsnips in a while, maybe a year. I don't have any in my fridge, begging to be cooked and served … Continue reading Roasted parsnips, ill-fated commutes, and other random stuff

A “thief in the night”

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of that,  I'm posting here something that my friends Shannon and Spence wrote on their son Nate's CaringBridge page.  Nate was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in May 2008, at the age of 5. He's kicking its ass, but has been through quite the regimen … Continue reading A “thief in the night”


As I mentioned in Saturday's post, Sunday was our big neighborhood hootenany.  Tucked away within our community is about 25 acres of land that includes a small lake.   It's our little secret.  Now, while this particular party is named after my street because it began on our very own cul-de-sac (that's French for "dead end"), … Continue reading Responsibilities