Josh was diagnosed with the rare condition dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), the skin manifestation of celiac disease, when he was 15. We were extremely fortunate to have a very alert dermatologist, Dr. Amy Adams, who identified and confirmed his condition after only 6 weeks, unlike many stories we’ve read about people who waited years to figure it out.

There are so many excellent gluten free and sustainable food blogs out there that I hesitated to start yet another one, but I finally decided to because I wanted to be able to share recipes, news and photos with my far-flung family, and I wanted to learn WordPress. So, armed with the easy-to-follow WordPress 2.7 Complete by April Hodge Silver and Hasin Hayder, here I go on my latest technological adventure. [Update: now I have WordPress 3 Complete by April Hodge Silver. Even better!]

Title photograph painted by Eve.