Orange-Scented Molasses Cookies

There is an ice storm passing through and every shape outside from earth to sky–only grey–a heavy, wet, chilling shade of grey. Every once in awhile, a neighbor burdened with the task of catching the downtown bus, walks cautiously past my kitchen window, skidding, catching himself at the last minute. I’m so lucky that I… Continue reading Orange-Scented Molasses Cookies

I Made Oatmeal Because I Love You

It’s Monday and everyone in my family is back to some place else.  The husband has returned to his office, the children to their respective classrooms.  Since I work from home, having them all leave the house this morning is like a rambunctious office party come to an end.  The quiet has been restored and… Continue reading I Made Oatmeal Because I Love You