Author: Kim of Glover Gardens

Truths from the Mouths of Babes

Truths from the Mouths of Babes

Crepo Elementary School fourth-grader Brandon Curbow tackled the timely topics of school safety and gun control while presenting his winning speech at the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition.

Martin Luther King Day Haiku

Martin Luther King Day Haiku

Inclusiveness is the only way we can ever be whole.

Easy Side Dish Recipe: Pan-Fried Risotto Cakes

Easy Side Dish Recipe: Pan-Fried Risotto Cakes

Making risotto cakes from leftover risotto is super-easy, and super-good.

Birdhouse Mindfulness

Birdhouse Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness, I really looked at this bird house when I came upon it in a friend’s yard. What would it look like to a bird?

January Dreaming: An Afternoon of Wine Flights and Friends at Thornton Winery

January Dreaming: An Afternoon of Wine Flights and Friends at Thornton Winery

Thornton Winery bills itself as Temecula’s Original Champagne House, so of course we had to go there. We had a marvelous time enjoying the wines and our wide-ranging conversations.

Mumbo Gumbo: A “Just Because” Gift

Mumbo Gumbo: A “Just Because” Gift

This gift encompasses two things that delight me: gumbo and playfulness with words.

The History of Gumbo, from Eater via One of The Wonderfuls

The History of Gumbo, from Eater via One of The Wonderfuls

Gumbo is a “fusion of culinary creativity that all landed in one massive pot”.

The Forgiveness of the Yard, January Blooms and a New Camera Lens, Oh My!

The Forgiveness of the Yard, January Blooms and a New Camera Lens, Oh My!

Our January blooms are sprawling wildly, bursting with color, ignoring the season, crowding each other and competing for Most Beautiful.

The Best, Easiest Hollandaise Sauce Recipe (hint: you make it in the microwave)

The Best, Easiest Hollandaise Sauce Recipe (hint: you make it in the microwave)

Hollandaise is a perfect little creation, a bright, tart and smooth sauce that transforms whatever it tops.

Jazz for Your Saturday Listening Pleasure, 8:51 a.m. by Thomas Wenglinski

Jazz for Your Saturday Listening Pleasure, 8:51 a.m. by Thomas Wenglinski

Another original jazz composition by our Musical Millennial, performed live by the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra. It is soooooo upbeat and fun!

Clicks, Cadence, and the Metrics that Really Matter (via the “Goat Cheese Thing”)

Clicks, Cadence, and the Metrics that Really Matter (via the “Goat Cheese Thing”)

The only metric that means anything to me is to have touched another person or two in some way.

Hollandaise in a Jar or a Package: Just Say No

Hollandaise in a Jar or a Package: Just Say No

Hollandaise in a jar or a package is fake food. Period.

Listening Tips from Julian Treasure (part of my mindfulness journey)

Listening Tips from Julian Treasure (part of my mindfulness journey)

In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.”

How to Make a Leftover Shrimp Boil into an Omelet

How to Make a Leftover Shrimp Boil into an Omelet

What to do with leftover seafood boil yumminess? How about an omelet? It makes a perfect brunch.

Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness

Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness

Seagulls and brown pelicans in Bay St. Louis give me a lesson in mindfulness reminiscent of Thoreau’s experience at Walden

A Bird Boat in My Future

A Bird Boat in My Future

There’s a birding boat in our future!


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