Some of you may remember that in July 2003, an 86-year-old man drove his car through the crowded Santa Monica Farmers’ Market outside of LA, killing ten people and injuring dozens more, many of them critically. That story struck a chord with me because I used to shop at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market when [...]
A friend of mine wants to turn her diaries into a memoir but doesn’t know where to begin. I read one of her diaries and marked all the passages that I found interesting—stories about dating, details about finances, notes about current events that took place a decade ago. Those details will be invaluable when adding [...]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
This is my mom’s Irish soda bread recipe. It is SO easy and SO good, and you don’t have to be Irish to eat it. Enjoy!
4 c flour 1 1/2 t baking soda 1 t salt 2 T carraway seeds (optional, but I love them) 3/4 c sugar 1 c [...]