Two rings of it
All baked and ready to give by 3pm (here’s one of the rolls that ended up on our table)
So, we braved our new neighbor’s front door again. While heading up the walk with our bread gift I reminded John Ronan (for he is my giving buddy as of late) that it’s a lot nicer to just ring the doorbell once and then wait. And if you think the doorbell isn’t really working, then you knock just once, and then wait again. And the sweet boy listened.
After one ring the door flew open and in about two seconds flat we were invited in, introduced, and John Ronan was off to some play land, where I later was implored by one of the three little ones to help save a fish. John Ronan wanted to pet the fish.
They are lovely, this family we’ve heard playing in the yard behind the hedge, and I’m tempted to scold myself for not getting over there earlier in the summer, but that’s just how things worked out this time around. At least we have this next month, before they move. Three playmates!!! About twenty-seven paces away. And a wonderful lawyer mama, who loves bread, who loves people, who loves our city so much she and her husband bought a house and are staying for good.
So, your cheers worked wonderfully. Another loaf of bread that multiplied. A little food and hopefully love passed from my kitchen to anothers’–and in the exchange people connected, stories were told, and a fish was petted.
On days like this, I’d say this humble experiment is working just the way I’d hoped 🙂
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So happy! Thank God!
Kh. Tammy 🙂
BEAUTIFUL STORY, JANE!
Before they move? Are they renting that house? I know exactly what you’re talking about when you say ring JUST once…because seems like when we go somewhere, each of the girls want to have a turn if the person doesn’t come to the door immediately!
Yes, they’re just renting. Typically the house just sits empty–all lonesome-like.
ding dong, ding dong, ding dong, ding dong, ding dong!!!!!! So much fun to push buttons when you’re six 🙂
how to pet a fish http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sjCrzGL5ac
This video is for your little boy. enjoy. Obadiah.
Very good story. It’s great to have friendly neighbors who enjoy many of the same things. By the way, that bread looks awesome. Is this one of the recipes that you shared?
Hi, Tracy. Welcome! Yes, the rosemary roll recipe is here on the site. Yum, yum, yum.
Awesome. I cannot wait to try it. Thank you for sharing it!