Recipe for a
Pouring concrete is just like baking a cake.
that first you build the pans. Call them forms.
Mix the batter with a few simple ingredients:
shovel of sand
one shovel of gravel
a pinch of cement.
Add water until it looks right.
Depends how you like it.
Can be mixed by hand or with a beater called
a Readi-Mix truck.
Pour into forms and smooth off.
Adjust the heat so it's not too cold,
not too hot. Protect from rain.
Let cook until tomorrow.
forms and walk on it.
There is one big difference from cakes.
This one will never
For the rest of your life your kids
will run on the same
My mom baked this!
- Kate Braid
From Covering Rough Ground, by Kate
Braid, Polestar Press Ltd., 1011 Commercial Dr., Vancouver, Canada V5L 3X1,
Used by permission,