He lifted the plastic wrap from a plate that held a single piece of cake. The chocolate icing had melted underneath and it was pulling away as he lifted it. He responded by gently touching each side, one side at a time, peeling back the corners until the entire piece of cake was uncovered perfectly intact.Read More
I remember the first couch my husband and I ever bought when we first got married. It was floral print, mauves and greens. It was our first attempt to create a home that was comfortable and uniquely ours. We were so proud of that couch and to have a space that we could call our own.Read More
It seemed like a good day to have an outdoor lunch. I picked out two of the softest pieces of bread that I could find from the almost two-week-old loaf in the pantry. I should have been on my way to the grocery store in response to the sad state of my cupboards, but instead I made my way out to the front porch.
My alarm clock went off with a loud buzz… I count the seconds before I react one…two…three. It shocks me every morning even though I should be used to it by now. I quickly reach across the right side of my body and push the snooze button and when I getmy bearings, I turn it completely off and climb out of bed.Read More