Author Archives: S.
Many years ago, when I was an adult, but still young, my roommate and I were throwing a party. One thing we needed was an astounding amount of grated cheese. This was before you could buy your cheese already grated. … Continue reading
I had my bad little dog put down on December 29th. She was elderly and her breath stank and her arthritis made her grumpy and she had grown incontinent. I held her in my arms in the vet’s office, … Continue reading
I made pizza from scratch tonight. I started it last night, with the yeast and the 00 flour (this part required a ridiculous amount of research). I measured out the ingredients on the scale (so European) ever so carefully; I … Continue reading
Last week, on Tuesday, I stopped at the grocery store for some trivial thing or other. I had parked and was sitting in the car, reading some messages, when I glanced up at the rearview mirror and saw that there … Continue reading
I haven’t been here since my mother died. I haven’t known what to say. At first I was in utter disbelief that people were out tending to their daily affairs, like nothing had happened. How could they not know? How … Continue reading
On Friday night, late, Mama came to the hospital with a UTI, pneumonia, and sepsis. In the wee hours of Saturday, she had to be resuscitated twice and was put on a ventilator. She is not in a coma, but … Continue reading