Johnny’s 8th birthday was coming up on a Saturday in November. He wanted to have a few friends over for cake and ice cream. There was flu of some kind going around at school. We gathered around the kitchen table for supper, on time as always. Suddenly, Johnny jumped up, darted around the back of … More Ambassador Chapter 8
A fine mess. I don’t know if you can also see the cake crumbs on the floor. And you can’t see the chocolate on my face an apron. This is the price one pays to be creative. After I found my mixer The other day, I decided to make a cake and decorate it. … More The downside of being #creative
Writers are told to follow the rules. After you have proved you can follow the rules, then and only then, may you break them. I disagree. If you have a high school diploma and a college degree, it can be assumed that you know the rules. While I have a deep respect for English grammar, … More And so it goes: Breaking grammar rules, just ‘cuz.
Tinman(“worth doing badly / wordpress”) has a feature where he doesn’t have a camera, and writes a story. I’d like to do a twist, whereas I have a camera but don’t know how to use the stupid thing. I seem to have some spare time on my hands (I’ve traded it for sleep, you gotta … More Highlights of my niece’s wedding pictures
I took some cake decorating classes a few years ago, as a kind of creative therapy. I wondered why someone would want to teach this skill to others. Wouldn’t it create competition in the marketplace? We started out on simple one- tiered cakes. We were taught to split the cake in the middle, put icing all … More Why teach a cake decorating class?