Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want something badly enough. They are there to keep out the other people. – Randy Pausch ( 1960-2008 ) DS celebrated his 19th birthday and mom got him home for a weekend of baking, cooking, and tree decorating! I can hardly believe it… Time just flies by… Some birthday traditions in our family… On your birthday you get to pick the dinner menu. DS has a traditional buffet now: gluten-free chicken fingers, taco dip with tortilla chips (which was a traditional dish on Christmas Eve when I was growing up), chicken wings, and TGIF potato skins (only processed food on the table). His cake is our own gluten-free version …Read more
The human shape is a ghost
made of distraction and pain.
Sometimes pure light, sometimes cruel,
trying wildly to open,
this image held within itself.
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- After trying every turkey-roasting method under the sun, I've finally settled on this as absolutely the best. The secret? Slow down the cooking of the breast area, which tends to get overcooked and dried out before the dark meat is done, with a cover of aluminum foil. These instructions are for a 12-pound turkey, which serves eight people. But you can easily scale it up for a bigger bird. Estimate about one pound of meat per person (one and a half pounds if you want lots of le
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