All posts by Bubbie Sadie

It’s That Time of Year Again: Cold Remedies

I’m currently recovering from my first cold of the season. Yechh. It’s a chest cold, with a lingering cough. I hate those. Sneezing can be kind of fun; coughing never is.

Cold RemediesI’m not big on taking over-the-counter cold medicines. It seems to me that they just prolong the cold and, in the case of a cough, keep your body from doing what it can to get rid of the congestion.… Read more

Pilgrimage

My family makes an annual pilgrimage. No, not to Mecca nor to Jerusalem. And not for any overt religious purpose. But our annual camping trip to the lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains has become a tradition, as my son says “more important than Christmas.”

The tradition started when I took my son, age seven, and my daughter, age four, to meet my brother and his wife at the laSardine Lakeke.… Read more

Audiobooks I’ve Loved: Because We Are

Another in my occasional series: Audiobooks I Have Loved.

(NOTE: All of the proceeds from sales of this book go to organizations that are doing real and good work on the ground in Haiti. Read more about that here: http://www.becauseweare.com)

Because We AreBecause We Are, a Novel of Haiti, sat in my queue of audiobooks for a few months, waiting for me to get up the nerve to listen to it.… Read more