On The Joys of Celebrating Your Offspring’s First Birthday Leo’s birthday, the important one, the first one. The emotional intensity of being a mum is hardly perceivable if you haven’t been there, and after months of procrastinating, I finally gathered my strength, Leo’s 1st birthday being a perfect excuse to start this journal about our […]
Mad props to Mary Berry – This is a really tasty soup.
Disney Imagineers put their heart and soul into every square inch of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. It is not surprising that the food and beverages served in this land seem to have as much imagination and detail. Some of these drinks and meals look truly out of this world. It will be so much fun […]
On Tuesday, April 30, 2019 McKinney ISD hosted its annual Volunteers in Public Schools Luncheon at the McKinney ISD Community Event Center to honor the mentors, business partners and volunteers who impact the lives of MISD students across the district day in and day out.
When Maggie Foley, aged 74, looked out her window on Monday morning, she saw two dogs in the street. One was a small, white terrier and the other a black Labrador. The smaller dog was attempting to ride the arse off the larger one. It didn’t seem to matter that the terrier’s genital area was […]
by Anonymous A Christmas Hamper: A Volume of Pictures and Stories for Little Folks was published in 1889 by T. Nelson and Sons by various unattributed authors. This story is a lesson about treating ants and other small things with kindness OUT in the garden Mary sat hemming a pocket-handkerchief, and there came a little insect running—oh, […]
An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from May 22 to May 28, 2019.
Maria Leal 3rd period 11/09/18 Autism Have you ever thought about what it feels like to have a disorder that causes you to feel distant from everyone else around you? and makes you feel like you can’t express yourself? Autism is a a disorder that is beginning to become more and […]
(poem in photo by Mary Oliver) Better late than never. Here is what I finished last month, waiting for my baby. He was eight days “overdue”. What have you enjoyed reading recently? The Mad Farmer Poems by Wendell Berry (*****) – I loved this short collection of poems. I especially loved “Satisfactions of a Mad […]
Celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry with these patriotic recipes! You’ll find an assortment of star-spangled treats, berrylicious desserts and healthy appetizers too. Memorial Day is almost here, how did that happen? If you’re looking for some patriotic fare, I pulled together some recipes from the archives to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry and for noshing […]
In music, it is one thing to play the notes right, but it is another to play them with purpose and feeling. Growing up in Pittsburgh, PA, George Benson had already been performing at a high level before his 10th birthday, and by the time he was in his late teens he was ready to […]
The chemistry between a quarterback and a wide receiver can be stunning. Passes thrown to the spot before the wideout makes his break. There have been many incredible combos.
Thomas Berry, a Biography by Mary Evelyn Tucker John Grim and Andrew Angyal, Columbia University Press, 2019 is available. I was one of Fr. Thomas Berry’s first students. It was at Holy Cross Preparatory Seminary in Dunkirk, NY in 1950. Tom taught history to seminarians that year and I was in his class. I remember […]
Come away, then, come with me, over the green hedge into the mystery – there are beaches there of shimmering pearls, gathered each day by smoke-eyed girls and a woman who’ll weave you a golden gown of graveyard lichen and thistledown; there’s a castle built of sunset clouds, where the music is fast, and sweet, […]