Bittersweet baking.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009


Tactile grandma.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009


Three gals (four if you count Ellie).

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009


Don’t let the scarf fool you, it was in the 70s yesterday. Just another mark of a near-perfect day. 🙂

* On Her Plate

G is for Grandma, G is for gracious.

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

A few weeks ago -when was it?- I wrote a short eulogy for my cat PJ. It was heartfelt, I loved that cat, but it seems a little bit strange to follow it so soon with a real human eulogy. If you didn’t catch the news from this week’s comics, on Monday my Grandma died. This week my comics were a shallow testament to some of my fondest memories, shallow not because the individual memories were weak, but because in their richness they left thousands more untold.

There is a time for pictures and there is a time for words, and I feel like it’s only right to finish the week with a few such words. If I can find them… there are no less than 6 million thoughts floating around in my head as I start this. How do you remember a woman who has been so completely interwoven in your life, since before your memory was even formed? But okay, let’s try it. Continue reading →

Eulogy, part five.

Friday, February 20th, 2009

017022009Nehemiah 8:10… A few years ago Grandma made a wall hanging that bore these words. She lived them.

Eulogy, part four.

Thursday, February 19th, 2009


Eulogy, part three.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009


Eulogy, part two.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009


Eulogy, part one.

Monday, February 16th, 2009


I don’t know why this one is blurry…