Archive for March 2012

Irish Soda Bread, with a side of grace

Irish Soda Bread, with a side of grace
For many years in graduate school I shared a large rambling six-flat, that very typical Chicago residential space that more closely resembles a multi-story bowling alley than a house. But home it was to us, the five or six women who lived there, over the years. When we set up house, we arranged that we’d... Read more »

Sharing the Table: A Grade School Black History Month Celebration

So another Black History Month has come and gone, and grade schools everywhere are taking down their Martin Luther King posters and putting up shamrocks, and lions and lambs. Our school on the south side takes Black History Month pretty seriously, and to generally good effect.  At our house, though, we have certainly also experienced... Read more »