Category: Life

December 1, 2015 / Life
December 1, 2015 / Life

I have an ally in this household of boys: Piglet. She has been with us for many years, replacing her ancestors who somehow…

November 29, 2015 / Life
November 18, 2015 / Life

A furious winter storm blew through here yesterday. I watched a tree fall, hit the power line, and then land on…

November 18, 2015 / Life

A bottle of French champagne languishing in the back of your fridge is never a bad thing. Our culture tends to…

November 15, 2015 / Life

A day in the city. We used to live in this city, and before that a much, much larger city; and now we live…

November 12, 2015 / Life

aka the egg yolk conundrum. What do you do with twenty egg yolks? I’m sure Google knows. Lemon curd? There is birthday cake…

November 11, 2015 / Life

On this day, 70 years hence, may we all take a moment to remember.

November 11, 2015 / Life

A birthday celebration for the youngest member of our party—Max—who turns 12 today. As a baby, I used to call him,…