This morning, I put a dish in the cabinet of our dry sink and thought of you. I wondered if you have things that came down through your family. Perhaps you have your great-grandma's rag doll, your grandpa's electric train, an old rocking chair, or some fancy dishes. They're treasures, aren't they? Do you know where they came from? I know where the dry sink came from. I also described it in my novel, Tucker McBride.
Classroom and family discussion ideas to accompany Tucker McBride, and Tucker McBride's Many Lives, novels by Doris Gaines Rapp, Ph.D. Blog Copyright 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Doris Gaines Rapp.
Return to a time when a boy could be a boy; when life was more clear from the top branch of a tree; when a kid could trade anger and disappointment for action and adventure; when the whole neighborhood was his playground; and the sloppy kiss from a dog could make everything right.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Make it Your Own
Gramma decided to use a Hot Cross Bun recipe to make some special dinner rolls. However, she changed the recipe a little.
Gramma knew some in the family didn't like raisins. So, she used another dried fruit in place of the raisins. She cut some dried pineapple into small pieces, the size of raisins. Rather than crosses on the top like she'd make at Easter, she iced them with pineapple icing. The recipe will be in Tucker book-three, Tucker McBride's Perfect Day.
Now it's your turn. Change a favorite recipe and make it your own.
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