A Bad Word

bad word

I learned a bad word.  On the bus, everyone was signing a fun new song.  Unfortunately, that song involved a very bad word – at least bad enough that a 10-year-old shouldn’t know it.  And for the sake of my younger audience, let’s pretend the word was “Liechtenstein.”  –  “Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein, la-la-la Liechtenstein,“ we sang, …

Best Cookie in the World


My Grandma made the best chocolate chip cookies in the world.  Like, seriously.  You may think you’ve had a good cookie, but you really haven’t. Maybe you’ve been to Paris, or visited a celebrity chef bakery. But all of those are imitations and forgery.  Because the best cookies are at Grammy’s house.  –  We’d visit …