My Gray Stripes

Becoming whole through family life. Desserts help.

Remember birthdays

I’m not an elephant; I forget.  Take birthdays of loved ones, for example. It’s not that I don’t want to remember birthdays, I do.  Birthday reminders are on my calendar … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 9 Comments

Stick a candle in it

Three layer red velvet cake with sumptuous cream cheese frosting.  That’s what my daughter is creating for  her brother’s fourteenth birthday as I write.  Decorate the house with balloons and … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 4 Comments