RAIN

Bad weather always looks worse through a window.  ~Author Unknown Living in the Pacific Northwest, we’re never short of it.  It was one of the things that kept me from moving here.  But now, it is one of the reasons I love it here.  Rain may resemble gloom to some, but when those little silver…

Red velvet cupcakes with buttercream icing

I made few dozen red velvet cupcakes for a surprise baby shower for my baby sister and thought I might share the recipe, since it was very much liked.  The hardest part was refusing to dip my fingers in the batter while mixing the ingredients and sampling them after.  Thank goodness for my daughter and…

Fiddler on the roof

If I were a rich man, Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum. All day long I’d biddy biddy bum. If I were a wealthy man…. I can’t say the ducks are back, because for these guys… they hang out on our street all year.  Their favorite spot is my neighbor’s roof.  We walk past it to the bus stop every morning, so…