Random Newness

Road Trip- The Theatre Company, Upland California

Three moms met at the High School, loaded a couple hundred costumes into their SUVs, then blew out of San Diego for the 100+ mile trek to Upland. A couple hours later, they were unloading, chatting as they worked quickly. Speeding through the costumes, maternal instincts motivated these women, for they all had either children… Continue reading Road Trip- The Theatre Company, Upland California

Food and Drink

Best By, Use By, Science Fair Project By…

Looking to try something different for dinner instead of the family's usual mac and cheese? Be careful with pierogi, they probably have not only a Use By/Freeze By date, but also a Definitely Destroyed date and a Beware: Do Not Open- Science Fair Project In Process date to boot. Mine were well into the latter.… Continue reading Best By, Use By, Science Fair Project By…

Food and Drink

Loquats from Richard (if that is his real name)

I met Richard when we lived in Indianapolis, when he was on a business trip to work with The Husband. A Chinese native, he said we should just use his American name, "Richard." I remember joking, "Richard, huh. If that is your real name..." and this is how we have referred to him ever since.… Continue reading Loquats from Richard (if that is his real name)

Quotes and Thoughts

Gratitude and Grace

Palm Sunday services attended... check. Help cleaning up the theatre after the spring musical... check. Assist one mom transporting another friend's daughter to E.R. while we get their car to them... check. (update on her condition- nothing broken, whew!) Got a lot done this weekend, and it wasn't half as much as other people accomplished.… Continue reading Gratitude and Grace

Food and Drink

Apple Tasting- Thanks for playing along, House Crew!

This weekend was spent hanging out at a high school theater with a bunch of students running almost everything. The parents just tried to stay out of the way, helping where the Kid In Charge told you to work, and when they found down time? To keep them from hazing the new students- it is… Continue reading Apple Tasting- Thanks for playing along, House Crew!