How I Apologize to My Children

You think that old expression 'food is love' is a cliche? Think again. I returned from vacation well-rested and de-crunchified. And then the kids went back to school, I went back to work, and jumped into the deep end as one of the key volunteers helping to run WordCamp Portland besides. When I got home last night, I was exhausted. And of course, there were piles of dirty dishes, mounds of dirty laundry, and stacks of papers that I needed to plow through. So I took today off to deal with life issues. And now we have clean clothes, dishes neatly stacked in cabinets, and stacks of paper in the recycling bin. We also have homemade mini peach-ginger muffins, [Read more...]