Having said that (by Grabthar’s Hammer, what a summer, part 2).

My folks came to stay with us for two weeks, and it was pretty good. We only had one extended argument over bowls, preferences, gifts, and adulthood. It also helped immensely that they were present for our anesthesia vomitfest fiasco with E. I’m not sure whether I’m freaked that I got so immediately comfortable with … More Having said that (by Grabthar’s Hammer, what a summer, part 2).

May be habit-forming

To parent well, you have to form new habits. Luckily for parents, it’s an activity that comes with the super-effective conditioning stimuli: soul-wrenching screams. I am here to tell you that these work, especially for someone like me who spent the decade after reaching age of majority indulging myself and only myself. Parenting and proper parently … More May be habit-forming

Lemon Bar Fail

There’s a reason you make your lemon bar filling while the crust is baking. It’s because you need to pour it into the crust while the crust is still warm. This is essential. Because otherwise, if too cool (or overdone) the crust will pull away from the edges of the pan, and the filling will … More Lemon Bar Fail