Just got back from a little trip to one of my favorite places ...Lassen National Park. It is only an hour and half drive from our house. I took some wonderful college students on a retreat to get away from the  stress of college.  We took a night walk down to a beautiful lake under a [...]

Well it is the weekend, so I continued on the new culinary path I stumbled upon last week. I opened up the new cookbook and carefully followed the directions; this time I read them 3 times before commencing upon the preparation activities in the kitchen. I had decided upon apple dumplings for my third attempt [...]