This Moment

This moment. The one with a fussy 4 month old sprawled across my lap as hazy light from the full moon spills in the living room window. This moment will never exist again, except in my memory. There will be new moments, similar moments, better moments, worse moments, but this…

Sophia, Age 4

This picture says it all, Sophia. You are bright, witty, sweet, hilarious, bossy, and smart. When I sing, “You are my sunshine,” I mean it literally. You are the sunshine on a rainy day, and your smile lights up a room. And, you are 4 today. Your 4 years of…

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Some of y’all were wondering about the recipe for slow cooker Jambalaya that I mentioned yesterday, so here it is.  Yesterday night was the first time I’ve made it but it turned out really well–nice and flavorful, just like Jambalaya is supposed to be!  I ended up modifying a recipe…

Happy Spring!

After six months of rain and nasty cold, it’s still mostly cloudy and chilly to boot, but there are at least signs of life! The walk to the river is turning green, flowers are blooming, fruit trees have blossoms and everything is just pink green and yellow in general. Sophiapea…