Last week, in the midst of filtering through our big land  issues, I had a moment of triumph. I made yogurt. And granola. Now, I know I am WAY behind on the whole yogurt and granola marriage, but this is big for me. If you know me well, you probably just about choked on your [...]


Small Delights.

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Today has been delightful. No, I haven’t been sitting around with my feet propped up, drinking coffee, eating chocolate and reading a good book. I was not whisked away on a mini-vacation. No one came bearing gifts for me. In fact, in many ways, it was just an ordinary Saturday. It was common. Quiet, even. [...]


Kids. Baking. That pretty much sums up my life over the past few days. Oh…and sweeping. Baking alone necessitates a little sweeping afterwards, but add kids to the mix and it positively demands it. A lot of it. Here’s the run down: Monday – chocolate chip cookies and a batch of bread. Tuesday – four [...]

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Donuts = Happiness?

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This morning was not really one I’d like to engrave into my memory. It involved a little boy who woke far too early, and a mother who was, shall we say, less-than-charmed to hear his little boy voice SO early. For a few moments, tired and with an aching back, though she was, this Momma [...]


On Sunday, Elliot had fun meeting some new friends. I prepared a birthday lunch for one of our “guys” and told him to bring his wife and two sons with him. I’ve been wanting to meet his family, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity. Living an hour {or more} from Cape Coast makes it [...]