April, in bloom

April, in bloom

This year’s flower garden has been a great source of joy. I have gone out every day to see which flowers have bloomed. The power of sunshine and rain, good soil and patience all manifest themselves in this gorgeous spring display. Many thanks go to…

Chocolate Chip Cookie surprise

Chocolate Chip Cookie surprise

Last night I was making dinner when I got a text from my daughter saying she had left a surprise for me in the cookie jar. So I opened it, and voilĂ ! There was a jar full of perfectly soft cookies–our favorite recipe, which I…