Camp Food Favorites

Be it marshmallows, weenies on a stick, or hamburgers, I couldn’t resist sharing these memories for the one word prompt: Scorched from the Daily Post. Hopefully these will “spark” a few memories of your own. Toasting marshmallows to get them to an all over golden brown on the outside takes a lot of practice. After coaching the grandkids on technique, I show them how to carefully lift the outer toasty shell off the gooey center, eat the shell and put the center back over the coals for center-toasting. Yum! They finally figured out that the quick and easy char-flamed, scorched … Continue reading Camp Food Favorites

When Storms Come

Fall and winter equate to Turbulent times, but not just this year. No. Throughout history. I spent a few hours this evening going through a box containing memories: photos, letters, cards, school work I saved not only done by my children, but the children we fostered and my siblings, too. Memories of those whom I love and have loved. I see happy times within the pictures and read warming thoughts within the letters and cards. But times change. People change. Many of those¬†young fresh faces so full of promise¬†drifted away when storms came. Their storms. My storms. Yet I see … Continue reading When Storms Come