teach a man to fish …

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Maimonides I had to look that one up to ensure I had the precise wording and citation correctly. Different events and conversations in my life lately repeatedly hammer this point home…

Cooktop

Perhaps I have been vindicated from my epic egg boiling failure. M was using the cooktop this morning, our favorite front burner on the right, and it was not heating properly. My husband is an extremely impatient cook and prepares everything on high unless instructions (or direct intervention by me) say to do otherwise. This…

Fear

I am married to a man who has mountain goat DNA coursing through his veins. M is a trail runner through and through. He looks at dreadmills and sidewalk and paved road and yawns. Boring! Or worse - injury waiting to happen. Take us to the mountains or to the coast and sandy, dusty, rocky…