The Sand Lot and My Slab

September 19, 2014

Making a desk from a slab of walnut.My husband doesn’t go on many business trips, but when he does I look at my week of freedom as an opportunity to create havoc somewhere in our home. One year I ripped up carpet. One year I demolished a bathroom and tiled the floor. One year the mess was spontaneous — the upstairs shower leaked through the ceiling and plaster fell from above. Continue Reading…

Sausage and Spinach Orzo Supper

September 16, 2014

Sausage Spinach & Orzo with White WineThis isn’t a glamorous dish with fancy ingredients … it’s an accidental recipe (and I use ‘recipe’ loosely) that occurred one evening when I forgot to plan dinner. It had been a long day and we were all in need of some comfort food. Continue Reading…