We spent the last weekend in a flurry of “what are all the things we need to do” activity as we prepared for our much needed summer break. For Steve, those things included very grown-up activities like checking on bills, doing the laundry, ironing shirts, and clearing his desk to ensure no bits of papers go astray and cause problems for us while we’re away. For me, preparation included only one thing: I must cook all the things so that 1). The fridge is cleared out before we leave and 2.) I have enough photos, recipes, and blog posts stockpiled so I can keep the blog going while we’re away….