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Alisa. 37. New Hampshire. Married for almost three years to this wonderful, funny, smart guy. Previously married. Went through in-vitro fertilization to have my five year old magical son Keegan. Stepmother to the charming Isabelle (6). Gushingly in love with our baby boy Harper(1). Policy Wonk and dreaded bureaucrat. Lover of fine cuisine, honeybees, truly romantic moments and the underdog.
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Curried Beef Short Ribs

Note: I found this was more realistically four servings.

Finishing this dish with lime zest and juice brightens its rich flavors.

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces ribs, 2/3 cup rice, and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)

2 teaspoons canola oil
2 pounds ...continue reading

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Another New Life

Congratulations to my friends Holly (Splolly) and Patrick on the birth of their son.
Colin Timothy arrived last night around 8:50pm weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and 19 1/2 inches long.
He was due on Halloween so it was sure nice of him to show up early. Holly and I had talked on Wednesday and she mentioned having cramps. I guess I was right about her having contractions not cramps. Thankfully her labor and delivery went well and they'll head home tomorrow.
I cried this morning listening to her as I was taken back to the first time I saw Keegan.

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