The kids are kickin’ some keister in their quarantine kitchens

The kids are kickin’ some keister in their quarantine kitchens

From their teeny, tiny kitchens across the country, my adult kids are kickin' some keister in their kitchens. It has been amusing, amazing, heart mending and mouth watering to see. They are whipping up fluffy biscuits, deep friend chicken with homemade aioli, thin and crispy scallion pancakes, hand-patted tortillas, homemade mole, pulled chicken, pineapple cookies, [...]

Dear 18

Dear 18

Dear 18, It has been 35 days since life grounded you without cause, and we just want to say thank you for the elegant way you’ve risen to this challenge. Your senior year ended just as you were getting to the best part. Then this weird, dangerous virus shrank your social circle like accidentally microwaved [...]

Retirement Day

Retirement Day

Today marks my sister Kathy’s final day as an educator. She is retiring for health reasons following a 29-year teaching career. She began as an English teacher at Audubon Middle School, and spent the bulk of her career as a Library Media Specialist at Menomonee Falls High School.  Truthfully, Kathy probably should have retired years [...]