But alas! I survived!
The craziest school year ever finished up successfully (meaning I am still standing and feeling like I can foray into the
I have also been baking--two cakes. One was a the Celestial Chocolate Cake I've made before. And this time when the icing once more didn't come together I blamed it on the recipe. Seriously. The other cake--my attempt at an Angel food was a complete fail. But it wasn't the fault of the recipe, it was a combination of things that interrupted the fragile chemical balance. I may try again later this summer--or maybe not.
Meantime, I have been doing a bit of outdoors tramping/snake hunting with my oldest young man, while my youngest man went through the usual rites of passage that cause mothers to breathe wistful sighs.