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Recipe for a college student’s mom

Today’s weekly recipe post diverts from the usual pizza, brownie or pasta recipe. This is much more crucial to feeding the human spirit.  It is a recipe for being a mom with children in college and an Italian mother at that.  Please don’t misunderstand me.  I am not excluding dads, I’m just speaking to the mothers right now. I am not a novice baker or cook in this regard.  I have a college Junior in Rochester, NY at Rochester Institute…

The number 18 on its own may appear insignificant…

  ... But when the number 18 is attached to a birthday, it is no longer insignificant.  It is monumental. I have spent some time thinking about the number 18, especially today on Amelia's 18th birthday. So I began to list a few of the things that have crossed my mind today: Amelia is 18 today. 18 minutes felt like a lifetime on the night we brought you home from the hospital. 18 hours of sleep we got that first…