In “Food for Thought” we give our reader’s minds something to chew on! We will offer favorite sayings, things we have learned about life, small bits of wisdom we have gained or become privy to,and other things to ponder.

Christmas – Missing Grandma

I have had the privilege of knowing and being related to many remarkable women.  Our blog is largely a tribute to my mom’s mom, Tillie, who shaped our lives in so many wonderful ways. It is also a vehicle to regularly interact with two of the most amazing women I...

Merry Christmas 2017

Merry, Merry Christmas Friends, Family and Readers!  From our family to yours we wish you peace, happiness and love this Christmas Day. If I could share some Christmas cookies with you all I would!  This year I made Melting Snowmen from Sugar Cookies (these little...

Don’t Wait: Perfection is the Death of Invention

There are many pieces of sage advice that I do not heed, even while agreeing that I should. One is “Don’t Wait.” For many, many good creative ideas that I have had I waited and thought. You see, my big ideas need mulling time to be perfected. So, because I am a...

The Stubborn Swede and His Pastries

My father was 100% Swede. His parents immigrated from the “old country”. Anyone that knew him would say what a gentle, loving man he was…steadfast patriarch of the family, a good listener, easily brought to tears, adoring fan of my mom, patient champion of his...

I Believe in Pink

The bulletin board over my desk is filled with photos of my most favorite people…my grandchildren.  It also has many quotes that I have gathered from various and sundry sources, which I read often.  Both of these things, my grandchildren and the quotes, fill my day...
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