To Inherit the Earth

I stand at the sink and watch water wash over the strainer piled high with grapes. Purple skins glisten. As I spill them onto the counter, I can hear the baby fuss, hungry. I pick up the knife and slice the fat ovals into quarters, dark skins giving way to juicy green. As fast as … Continue reading To Inherit the Earth

A Salvaged Feast – Grace in the Mess

Last night's moment of grace was cleverly disguised. It began in the morning. My gut instinct said, "Don't put alfredo sauce in the crock pot." But I did it anyway. Even before I left for work, I could see that it was a mistake. Sure enough, when I got home, I lifted the lid of … Continue reading A Salvaged Feast – Grace in the Mess