Life of Bread

I’m surrounded by bread. The mixer whirls a lump of dough to a supple gloss while nearby, six swollen pans sit silently. My kitchen is misted with flour; I feel it beneath my shoes. The timer dings. I open the oven door to a blast of hot yeasty air which fogs my glasses. Pulling baked … More Life of Bread

The Boomerang Nest

So the kids came back. Sort of. You might recall my story about our empty nest, how our young adults left home to pursue next steps. They’re now in between adventures, and home is the place they’ve temporarily landed. The Boomerang Nest, I call it. First, two kids came back from college. Then our world … More The Boomerang Nest