AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
USA Independence Day
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Eugene Meyer, iTonya Kinzer, iLinda Alexander, iIolanthe Woulff, im j hollingshead, iBill Johnson, iBelle Ami, i

  Home > Family > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Karen Harrington

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· News
· Blog
· 22 Titles
· 4 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Aug, 2007

Karen Harrington, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Snowmelt River
by Frank Ryan

This is the Quercus (Jo Fletcher) first edition of Frank P Ryan's epic fantasy novel. It is a top ten epic fantasty bestseller on amazon.co.uk...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Interpretation of cake. Yeah, cake.
by Karen Harrington   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Monday, October 13, 2008
Posted: Monday, October 13, 2008

  Print   Save    Follow    Share 

Recent articles by
Karen Harrington

Ain't That America
Your honor, my genes made me do it.
Overheard At A Booksigning
Breaking News! It's all relative.
Crikey! Now we need lawyers to vet recipes, too.
Can't sing? Blame your parents
VALENTINE'S DAY
           >> View all

Can you tell me what this is?

Imagine this cake is a Rorschach Test. What do you see?

    1. An imprisoned pink bunny
    2. A frosting chalk outline of a recently departed bear
    3. An existential representation of how our nation's current financial crisis is closing in on the simple man.

 


Though my mother passed away seven years ago, her presence still looms over my life in large and small ways - and sometimes reappears in pictoral wonder like these cake pics I just unearthed this weekend.

Now that I'm a mom, I understand how a mother’s love is expressed in tiny ways that might seem inconsequential at first blush. Things like putting Biz in with the laundry so that white socks stay white; putting fresh veggies on the table; making sure the girls are on time for events; putting lotion on their little legs; getting their haircut just in time for picture day. And dare I say, just ensuring they are clean!! Just looking at this picture of yours truly at age 3, I can see a mother's love via pig-tails. Yes, these are the day-to-day mom tasks most kids will never remember. And these days I'm enjoying looking at pictures for clues to the little loving things my mother did for us that I do not remember.

For example, what generated Runaway Bunny Chalk Outline Cake? And is that a bunny? I'm not sure.




 

And what inspired Shiny Alien Kitty Cake? This image explains some of my nightmares. I think this cat has had a recurring role in some of my dreams. But now that I know he is chocolate, his power is significantly diminished. But what are those eyes made of?

Please feel free to offer your analysis. No, really. Please.

Please stop by my blog

www.scobberlotch.blogspot.com and leave your comment or thoughts.

 

Web Site: Scobberlotch



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Popular Family Articles
  1. A Last Letter from Dear Old Dad
  2. Another Father's Day--Another Tie
  3. BAIL-OUT VETS FUND
  4. No More Roadside Shrines: So Parents Never
  5. Hi Mom.
  6. Grandfather's Ramblings / Comentarios del
  7. The Women In Our Lives
  8. Back to the Bradshaws
  9. Remembering Matthew
  10. The Solution to Family Violence and Cruelt

The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship by Rosemarie Skaine

This work explores how relationships of blood, marriage, sex, and residence work in each type of Cuban family, particularly as it is affected by Cuba’s struggle to transform its ec..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

What did your Josephine tell you? Josephine in Her words by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri

“Josephine In Her Words”. Who can dispute the words of wisdom giving by a loving mom? Born 1916 in a remote Italian Village, and not knowing how to read or write. Josephine was ed..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.