I piled the mail—opened and unopened—in a stack and set it on the shelf above the desk. Onto the cleared surface, I lugged my secondhand sewing machine, ecru and smelling … Continue reading Innocence and Experience
I first became a Girl Scout more than 30 years ago. Each week, I walked through our northern California neighborhood to my Brownie meetings in my brown jumper, my beanie … Continue reading Twenty-First Century Girl
With all of the crazy news coming out of Boston this morning, I’d considered postponing this post. But then I decided that I wanted to reinforce an idea of a … Continue reading Homeschool – A Day in the Life: Friday
Last night, I made cupcakes. The World’s Best Cupcakes. Okay, well, among the World’s Best Cupcakes. And no one’s eating them. All because my daughter came down with a … Continue reading Why Are the World’s Best Cupcakes Languishing On My Table?