A Growing Season
Telling stories about the absurd and extraordinary in everyday life.
The nesting instinct is a powerful one. It compels us to prepare a home for something new. No one is more surprised than I am to find myself “re-nesting” now. I have my moments of stereotypical empty nest syndrome, but these moments are fewer and farther between than I would have expected.read more
I like my food simple, in part because I was raised in rural Iowa where our foods were very uncomplicated (except for a handful of truly strange jello “salads”) and partly because I don’t cook that much. I just don’t have the time. A few weeks ago I was a part of a great group of Arkansas bloggers who participated in the annual Bean2Blog event at P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm, sponsored by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. One of the things I learned was just how simple it is to incorporate soy, especially edamame, into a very simple eater’s diet.read more