1. To stack up pancakes in a warm napkin. I made them with our sourdough culture (thanks Chris in Scotland), using a recipe from one of the Schmecks books sent over by Heather in Canada.
2. Alec isn't the most restful of walking companions. He tends to set off in the opposite direction, stomping down the hill, from time to time turning round to wave at me and say: "Bye!" It's not restful, as I say, but it does make me laugh.
3. Cat rings in the evening, and I am so glad to ask her all my toddler questions.