I opened the book and there it was. The feeling that something big was on the way. In the first chapter, a man opens a library in Nepal, but not just any library, the 10,000th library his organization helped open for literacy in the developing world. And BTW Nepal and Mt. Everest base camp are at the very top of […]
Ok, it is the city that has captured my heart. We made it out before the snow fell, came home to my daughter losing one of her two front teeth and a lot of laundry. I am grateful for the trees, the ocean, and my children and of course our island life….BUT and this is […]
Ok. Bad news. I ate at least five today because once I started I couldn’t stop. Think crumbly almond, honey, butter and you have a delicacy for the heavens.
I have a confession. I’m becoming a collector of all things French Patissiere. Perhaps there is a connection with my Saturday morning French language classes? It’s the strangest passion to have found entering my 40s. And now I’m looking for tins and bakeware everywhere! This one we found for $4.99 at a thrift store. And […]
It has been fun experimenting with a new cookbook by Will Torrent “Patisserie at Home”. I have found my new calling for the afternoons after I’m done working on my writing in the morning. Yesterday, I started by making these friands after I found a tin at Value Village with my daughter. She was so funny. I […]
It doesn’t get much better than this for me. On Saturday, I returned to my French class that I’ve been missing since our last class ended in November. It was wonderful to be back in one of my most favorite places, listening to our teacher tell us what’s to come for the next 8 weeks. […]
Go check out some of my selections of books and see what I have to say about them. This is a website to bring YA fiction fans together from across the globe, which is one of the things I’m most passionate about. Kids reading is just about the best thing that ever was.
Why YA? With Malorie Blackman @ London Book Fair 2014.