For the last few months I’ve been working on a project that I really want to finish. I’m frustrated with myself, because I was supposed to be done in March. Back to the drawing board. Oh, I’ve got a bunch of excuses reasons why I’m not done. For one, this project is pushing at the limits of my technological skills. I took a Photoshop class this spring, but I still have some boundary stretching to do in the tech department…. Read more »

  This weekend I baked. Cream cheese cookie dough     Chocolate dipped cream cheese cookies decked out for a Chanukah party.  I remember my  mom making Cream Cheese Leaves for me to bring to a Girl Scout meeting way back when.  She dipped them in semi-sweet chocolate and then  nestled them in a wax paper lined coffee can. This is my mom’s recipe.   I think they are now her official Christmas cookie.  My mom says she called them Cream… Read more »

  When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality.  It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway. ― Erma Bombeck   Growing up I got great advice from my mom.  I’m sure of it. However at the moment, all I can think about is the time she told me to always carry a hat pin when riding a city bus.  You know, in case of unsavory… Read more »