Friday, June 5, 2015
The Essense of a Name
The second night I pulled out one of my favorite cakes, a lemon cake. One of my wonderful guests, Spoon, suddenly asked if this was the cake that my blog is named after, and indeed it is. How funny that I did not even think of that. Part of it is because what I hoped to capture in the name and in the blog is the homemade aspect of my life. I am not living off the grid by any means, nor off the land, but I do like to make things, and I like things that other people made. I picked the lemon cake because it is tart and sweet at the same time, just like life. It is the cake that my friend Ivy and I made for my eldest son's wedding cake. It is a cake that can sustain a blog. And a marriage. I recently passed my 2,000th blog post, and only now do I reflect on the name.