Family-memory stories gain a patina with age and become the stuff of legend. The Story of Chicken is one of those stories.
My dad was born 80 years ago today in West Texas as the Great Depression was coming to an end in the shadow of another Great War in Europe, a time before regular Americans realized we’d be involved in that war. With that backdrop and […]
The Glover Gardens response to the nomination from the A. JoAnn Blog for a Sunshine Blogger Award. I like that name: sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy.
Headed out to the Round Top Chili Cookoff with friends today, I’m inspired to reblog this post from last year. It’s a tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and […]
It seems like yesterday that I was creating this post, Happy New Year! and looking ahead to 2017, and now here we are again, at the brink of yet another new year. I look forward to sharing and connecting with you all in 2018 via the […]
The newlyweds in the Glover Gardens family chose their aliases for the blog after making a wonderful quiche they knew I would post about.
It’s the Little Things: A Big Red Hibiscus, a Jar Full of Daisies and Fairy Lights on the Front Porch
The Grill-Meister and I celebrate our 9th anniversary tomorrow; Glover Gardens was “born” on the summer solstice in 2008. I was just looking at pictures from that wonderful weekend of wedding events and saw a photo of the simple daisies that were the decorations at […]
Quick Poll: Does the Glover Gardens Cookbook need a new name? All ye who have encouraged me, post-likers and blog followers and casual lurkers and friends, I’d love to get your input.
My looking-at-the-world lens is sharper: realizing the gift of being in the moment through the act of sharing in the blog.