I am deliberately diverting from the racial strife of the past few days. I have SO much to say, but I'm just too gobsmacked to go there right now. This past weekend, just before the country went bat-crap crazy, life was going on elsewhere. One of my Facebook friends posted a clip of Dr. Juanita … Continue reading War of Words
I may sound unsympathetic. Believe me, I am not. I mourn all loss of life during the present administration. As long as 45 is in office, there will be casualties of his campaign to throw us all back to the darkest periods in American history. The terrorist attack in Charlottesville was inevitable. When hate groups … Continue reading Two Cents From The Activist In Me
I hate to fail. I know that it is the natural order of being human, but I HATE to fail. I failed my first attempt to make funnel cake. Tried again a few days later, when SisterFriend Jenise was home. Sometimes, you just need a buddy. Watched a few YouTube videos. Should have done that … Continue reading Funnel Cake Redemption (kind of)
I wanted to try my hand at making funnel cake. Sounds simple and fun, right? Went through many recipes on Pinterest. Found the right one. Got my ingredients. Made the batter. Turned out perfectly. Felt very proud. Heated the oil. That's where it went wrong. I checked that the oil was hot (wooden spoon method). … Continue reading Funnel Cake Fail!
...till your well runs dry." My mother used to say that a lot, usually about a relationship that just ended. I would say it whenever someone cut me loose without realizing how good to them I've really been. Today, I'm saying it after a very frustrating weekend, trying in vain to boot up my trusty … Continue reading “You Don’t Miss Your Water….