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….
This is me and Jenise. Jenise and I have been roommates for 5 years, partners in ministry for 12 years, and friends for 17 years. We have been through Heaven and all nine levels of Hell together. We are so tightly knit that people have often accused us of being lovers. We are not lovers. … Continue reading SisterFriends
My mother turned 72 this week. I should be happier about that than I am. My mother has Alzheimer's. Every day, she vehemently denies that there's anything wrong with her. "I'm better than I was," she always says on the phone. It's a lie; she's getting worse, not better. Watching her rapid decline after the … Continue reading HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GENEVA
This is not about the movie. This is about the holiday. I'll let you in on a secret…native Philadelphians do NOT like the Fourth of July. For us, the Fourth of July means an influx of tourists, lots of traffic downtown, and an impossible crowd at Penn's Landing (where the main fireworks happen). Forget going … Continue reading Independence Day Rant