Home… Bread. Home Bread!

Our dear friends have moved back to their home country and we got their bread machine. It’s a bittersweet gift. My hubby especially has always wanted a bread machine. He likes baking. [lucky me]. Of course, we’d rather have our friends here. The machine is like a band-aid on our broken hearts. Continue reading

Captain Underpants, Super Diaper Baby and Deputy Doo Doo!

“Most adults spend the first years of a child’s life cheerfully discussing pee and poopies, and how important it is to learn to put your pee-pee and poo-poo in the potty like big people do. But once children have mastered the art of toilet training, they are immediately forbidden to ever talk about poop, pee, toilets, and other bathroom-related subjects again. Such things are suddenly considered rude and vulgar, and are no longer rewarded with praise and cookies and juice boxes.” [“Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People”] Continue reading