Saturday, April 08, 2006

rambling

Mo is truly the best... he baked muffins for breakfast this morning, for the first time in his life. (they were really, REALLY yum!) Now, he's just asked me if I want him to save the bones he cut out of the pork steaks we bought for tonight's dinner. He's planning on cooking up another one of his wonderful surprises.

Saturdays are my day "off", the day he takes over all the household and parental duties. All I have to do is breastfeed. He used to just cook simple meals, because he's never been into food or cooking, like I am. And I had no complaints: he makes excellent burritos, steak and potatoes, etc. No one was feeling deprived around here. But over the last couple of months, he's gotten positively inspired on Saturdays, and I've been regaled with some delicious, unexpectedly complex meals.

I liiiiiiiiike it!
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I just caught this story about starving elk on the news. It's awful.

I don't understand why we humans are capable of so much beauty, art, music, and incredible feats of engineering but we don't seem to be able to balance the needs of the human and animal populations of this Earth. We have to find ways to do it, we HAVE to. I'm sickened by images of starving people all over the world, and I'm sickened by these images of beautiful animals, dying because they're starving in a nature "preserve".

1 comment:

HeatherJ said...

I just love it when the universe aligns and the hubby start doing things that we have been dreaming about. Although I can not picture my husband making muffins. But he would go get us some cinnamon rolls and that is good enough for me.

I used to work with a non profit group in California on water quality issues and some of the things that I would hear about the state of the environment were just so sad. I have also worked in politics and that is even scarier. I think one of the things that we can do as mamas is just raise our kids so that they want to help out the animals and people of the world. We are all interconnected and when one of us hurts we all hurt. Okay, you got me totally off topic there.

I also wanted to let you know tha you have been tagged by me. Hope you don't mind? So you are IT.