Monthly Archives: May 2015

Summer Sangria

“Are you going home for Memorial Day?” a colleague asked me recently. “Yes,” I said without a pause. I knew she was referring to Connecticut, where my kids and I moved from last summer. “Oh, but home is here now. I’m sorry,” she replied, correcting herself. We talked for a few more minutes — about […]

Party Meatballs with Marinara

Some people are connectors, always looking to introduce people who they think should know each other, because they love bringing people together. Some people are educators, always happy to share knowledge and teach others. Others are documenters, always photographing occasions and perhaps even journaling the details. And then there’s me. I love to feed people. […]

Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away,” my nine-year-old son Will read from a sign in my kitchen on a recent evening. It’s hung wherever we’ve lived for nearly four years, since just after the death of my dear friend Elayne. I […]