Hoosier Persimmon Pudding and Weather Predictions

Mamacita says: Autumn is officially here, and it’s time to make persimmon pudding.  Most of you don’t live where there are persimmons, and I’m betting that many of you don’t even know what a persimmon is. That’s probably not your fault, … Continue reading

You’re Never Too Old to Love A Snow Day

Mamacita says: After a full day of dire blizzard predictions, friends all over Facebook have been posting pictures of cars and doghouses and shrubberies buried in snow.  What have I been doing?  Looking out of my kitchen window and seeing … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Snow

Mamacita says:  The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful winter day, but the forecast is for heavy snowfall, starting in a few hours.  This is Southern Indiana, where the weather changes on a dime; plus, it just FEELS like … Continue reading

Things Nice People Already Know

Mamacita says: 1.  If you bring a lot of little children to a restaurant, and all of them are behaving beautifully except for one, and that one is in a frenzy of determination to rattle the boat and keeps pinching … Continue reading

Got Snow?

Mamacita says:  As I sit at the dining room table with my new laptop Hal and look across the living room and out the big window there, I can see our huge shagbark hickory tree. Today, of course, it’s covered … Continue reading