Side Tracked on the Way to the Kitchen

I never tire of it…feeling the gentle tap on my arm from a 5-year-old’s tiny fingers in the early-morning hours. The path from one quiet room to another had been dimly lighted, allowing this little one to creep ever-so-softly downstairs to her destination. Like clockwork, a sweetly spoken “cockle-doodle-doo” awakened me. It was time for […]

Floating on a Cloud to Paris

During the Christmas season Mom would often take me on a trip to Paris. Really, you might ask? Well, let me explain. As a young girl, I just knew that mom’s Chocolate Parisienne Cookies had to have come from an exquisite Parisian bakery. With one bite, I would close my eyes and pretend that I […]