Episodes of an Iowa Summer Day

My family knows me well and understands that summertime’s heat and humidity can be downright fatal to my cheery personality! Basically, with the advent of 90-degree temperatures, my exuberant personality becomes tarred and feathered! For instance, it was a number of years ago when on our farm, Dearly Beloved, Second Born Dear Daughter, and I […]

An Adventuresome Idea

It wasn’t that long ago when Little Missy (9) and Little Sir (7) sat on our kitchen counter and began baking with me, their grandma. Even as young as age three, each had been taught to measure dry and liquid ingredients and had learned the mechanics of stirring batter by hand. Before lilting chants of […]