Monthly Archives: May 2013

Strawberry Shortcake

I found a recipe for a strawberry shortcake about 1986.  It became known as Nobu’s Birthday Cake. In the beginning it was good, but a little lopsided. Some years it became droopy while waiting for the guests to arrive. I don’t know what Nobu liked more.  The cake or being surrounded by family. Soon everyone […]

Mother’s Day Wish 2013

Nobu terrified me the first time we drove over Trail Ridge Road, a particularly hazardous road between two mountains.  He was looking this way and that, the car coming perilously close to the sheer drop on either side.  There aren’t any rails because the county discovered that if there were, the car that was out […]

People Who Love Each Other Don’t Bite Each Other

Boys are a mystery to me. I didn’t understand them when I was a teenage girl. I didn’t understand them when I married one. I didn’t understand them any better when I gave birth to them. My sons would do bad things I found incomprehensible.  At first, I would go into another room so I […]