The theme this month is "With Love From the Kitchen" and at first read it seems like a great theme. Who doesn't remember fresh baked cookies, roast turkey feasts and the smell of warm bread emanating from the oven? Or chilled fruit cups on a warm summer's day and the healing properties of homemade chicken soup... Ah! Writing this month will be easy!
Then I remembered that this column was about warm and fuzzy animals, not warm and fuzzy memories.
So here is my problem. When I think of my kitchen and my animal companions, love does not readily come to mind. Oh, I love all of them mind you, just not when it comes ABOVE, Dalmation puppies by IGMA Fellow Kerri Pajutee to moving around the kitchen and preparing anything that resembles a meal. Lovable they may be, helpful they are not. Take, for example, the following scenario that replays every day:Copyright© 2011