Thursday, March 31, 2016


 We celebrated Passover last Friday while Julie was visiting. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Brian traded some work for a neighbor in exchange for a pig. Hence the ham for Sunday dinner. Lauren Mae said it was the best ham she'd ever eaten. 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Saturday, March 26, 2016


(from the beginning of the month)

Friday, March 25, 2016

Lunch with Brian

Brian picked up Chinese and we shared lunch on Tuesday.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Snow again

Yesterday I sat at work and watched the rain change to snow. It was pretty nasty by the time I left. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


 It felt mighty strange to only have three places set at the table when I joined my parents for dinner last week. My four youngest siblings were in Pennsylvania for Spring Break. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Starting seeds

I started tomato, basil and oregano seeds on Saturday. 

Monday, March 14, 2016

Last (?) of the snow

The last snow pile has now melted away and I am contemplating putting my snow shovel away in the garage. 

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016


Fluffy Pancakes

3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons vinegar
Combine milk and vinegar. Let sit until milk sours (about five minutes).

Then, add:
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Mix. Then add:
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Grease griddle or electric frying pan and heat to 350˚F. Pour 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip pancake and continue to cook until golden brown. Serve with maple syrup. 

Friday, March 11, 2016

Thursday, March 10, 2016


 This little one appeared in the barnyard yesterday. 

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016


 Naomi has been diligently working on completing her studies. 

Monday, March 7, 2016

Cinnamon roll

 A snow day is the perfect time to bake cinnamon rolls. 

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

Office plant

I was off from work all last week, so when I was finally well enough to return to my windowless office I was pleasantly surprised to find how well my plant was doing.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Long drive

The university closed at 2:30 yesterday. Two hours later I made it home.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Libby's car

 Libby recently purchased a new car.