Category Archives: Entirely Off Topic

Lyrics for My Life – Mumford & Sons

I buy very little music, but I've found "Babel," the recent album from Mumford & Sons, to be an apt soundtrack for my life. While the full context of the songs might not match my…

Top 10 Things I Miss Since Life Got Complicated

Starting in spring 2009, life around here got increasingly complicated with medical / health worries and looming grief on several fronts. The changes to my daily reality often feel beyond grim. I wade through life…

Cookbook Review: The Parchment Paper Cookbook

File this under Entirely Off Topic, Foodie Tangent Edition. Congratulations to my friend and colleague Brette Sember on the publication of The Parchment Paper Cookbook. It features 180 fast, healthy recipes perfect for busy moms,…

Book Review: The Last Place You’d Look

Carole Moore, my friend and mentor, wrote a powerful, deeply researched account of missing persons and the people who look for them. In some 200 pages, Carole thrusts you into the heartbreak when a loved…