Summer stayed with us well into September this year, releasing its stranglehold just this last week and enabling an enjoyable evening of wine and fruit by the pool here at Glover Gardens. The hibiscus and roses are still blooming, but the leaves have begun to […]
When the holidays are over, I’m ready for winter to be over. I’m also ready for someone to volunteer to put away the Christmas decorations… But we haven’t really had winter here at Glover Gardens this year, at least not yet. I’m making chili today, […]
We complain about the summer heat here in Southeast Texas, but you can’t beat our fall weather. I just snapped all of these flower photos – you’d think it was spring here at Glover Gardens on this gorgeous November day. Enjoy this ePostcard. Copyright 2015, […]
A side dish we love-love-love here at Glover Gardens is grilled asparagus. Not just any grilled asparagus, grilled asparagus our way. That means lots of lemon, lots of garlic, and lots of olive oil to coat those delightful, al denté spears of love.
I might be a Condiment-aholic. I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors. One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]
I love to write haiku! Creating these short poems helps me to relax, to process events and feelings, and even to be more patient when waiting in long lines. The “be more patient” haikus usually have themes related to why I’m waiting…I’ll share some of […]