santiago cakes
brandy / cake / cupcake / easy to make / menu / menus / spirits / sweets

santiago cakes

pilgrim’s progress Last year, my parents walked the Camino de Santiago – the medieval pilgrimage road through Spain ending at the town of Santiago de Compostela.  My parents are devout Catholics, in the most hippie sense of that description: they are pacifists, oppose capital punishment, and believe every life is sacred – so we must … Continue reading

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Cuddle Puddle
birthday / bourbon / cupcake

Cuddle Puddle

Once, in another lifetime, I spent one night lying on the floor with 31 other similarly minded people.  It was one of those times when crying, hugging, and declarations of never ending love are normal modes of expression.  The rest of the world doesn’t function like that: unbridled expression of comaraderie, brotherhood, family.  Only small … Continue reading