Archive for June, 2010


“You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back.”  ~William D. Tammeus I found that quote today, and just loved it.  It’s funny the things you do as a parent that you […]

My Aunt’s Shrimp Pasta Salad

Today I’m taking my son to the Museum of Science and Industry.  It’s the perfect outing for a rainy day since (1) it’s inside, (2) it has tons of trains which he loves, and (3) it’s FREE this week!  And free is good!  I love when the museums downtown do that.  It’s essential to get […]

Homemade California Rolls

This weekend my husband was out of town on a business trip.  So, I thought that Friday I would make myself some homemade sushi. I thought that I’d save some money (note, in the end I think I was a bit incorrect on this one) and I’d have something to snack on all weekend (note […]

Chicken Piccata

I’m happy to announce that my kitty who was on death’s doorstep 2 days ago has recovered.  Our little old man has apparently outsmarted Pancreatitis.  It’s supposedly brought on by high-fat foods.  I’m sure him licking the pan of bacon grease had nothing to do with it.  So, some yummy bacon grease, and a few […]

What a day

Well yesterday was busy, to say the least.  I dropped my son off at daycare, stopped at the store, came home just in time for the plumber to arrive, tried to fit in a workout, got showered and ready for an interview, drove to the interview and got caught by a train 1 mile from […]

Stuffed Rigatoni

Every year my husband goes with his brothers and father down to the Indianapolis 500.  They camp out and dine on an abundance of grilled items.  The moment he walks in the door at home, he’s in the mood for a non-meat, non-grilled,  non-smokey meal!  So, for the past 2 years I’ve been making my […]