Got Wisdom Teeth Surgery? Get These Foods

So I’m guessing you can tell from the title of this post that Cait had her wisdom teeth out recently. Yep. All four. Nope. Not gonna show any videos or pics–though she was very funny.

And trying to feed this fussy eater–even when she has all her marbles and can chew–is always an adventure.

So what’s a mother to do when her child doesn’t like eggs, or Jello, or pudding, or pretty much any of the “typical” soft foods I could think of….

Mashed potatoes, baby food, orzo pasta with butter or cheese sauce, Naked smoothie drinks, yogurt, soup. That’s about all I could get down her. Until I found these 2 […]

By | 2017-07-21T13:08:37+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Life|0 Comments

Bird Songs – How Many Could You Identify?

My long-time readers are probably almost as familiar with the road I daily walk on as I am. These two decades started with Kiera 1 and Lilly, and continued with Kiera 2. She has been gone 4 years now, but I have kept walking, I guess as much out of habit as anything.

Lately,  I’ve used the walk as a kind of meditation to help clear my mind of work pressures. One of the easiest ways to push away work thoughts is to just listen. Listen to the wind. Listen to the insects. And really listen to the birds.

As I was listening, I tried to figure out how many bird songs I could identify.  And […]

By | 2017-07-21T12:43:27+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Life, Nature|0 Comments

My New Year’s Wish for the World

My wish for all of us is that, in the midst of political insanity, we remember that we are all connected. We all share the same home–Planet Earth. We all share the same gene strands that make us human. And we need to do a better job of remembering what we have in common rather than always focusing on our differences. There are no winners in war. Just one side that appears to lose less.

To help you remember the depth of our connection to ALL things:


By | 2016-12-25T11:41:21+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Life, Nature|0 Comments