Grandma Adams’ Funeral

  Above is my grandmother Lydia Magdelena Katherine David (left) and her mother Frederika Katherine Magdelena David, nee Butler (right). A pinched squeak came from my phone, alerting me to a message from my friend Clint asking me to be a guest author on his blog. I agreed before I knew his terms: “Well… it needs…

Moving on

I’m thinking of just blogging exclusively from my Capes and Teapots Tumblr. It seems redundant to have both of them going, plus I have a lot of fun over there. So, I may just move content over there and close this one down.

Little One

I’ve forgotten how nice it is to write a little, even when it’s not on anything important. It helps take down the stress. I recently started my first application for doctoral programs and I also made reservations for the PCA (including a hotel room. It just got real.). If anyone is going, it would be…

Gads & Rambles

I love a long weekend. I’m completely alone in this sentiment. I’m watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer on Chiller and wishing my keyboard shortcuts worked on blogs. There’s something irksome about leaving my qwerty for the mouse. Laziness has a new level. There is some incredible new business that’s going on for me now, all of…

Slow Cooking and Other Shenanigans

So the beginning stages of my New Year’s Resolutions are underway. Last night I had my first successful slow-cooker Indian meal, Butter Chicken. It sounds unhealthy, anything with the word “butter” in it isn’t going to seem like the epitome of diet eating. But, there was a lot of veg, lean meat, and the butter…

Flash

As Bruno stood in the doorway of the cabin, the wind hit him in the face like sharp knives. The sheep needed to come in to pasture soon or they’d get lost in this winter chill. Bruno turned to his wife, tugged his beard, “Well, guess I better head outdoors!” His wife said nothing as…