It’s Cold! Here’s a Chicken and Dumplings Go-To Recipe
I learned to make Chicken and Dumplings from a stellar recipe in Epicurious that was recommended by a colleague. Winter demands comfort food!
What the Car Saw: Winter’s Bleak Tableau (plus haiku)
It was cold, damp, bleak and dreary. Dickens would have felt right at home.
A Respite in Covent Garden’s Floral Court
Just around the corner from crowded Covent Garden in London, I found an unexpected peaceful haven, a magical courtyard. I had entered another dimension, Harry Potter-style.
Pizza for Apres-Ski? Yes!
A return to the slopes provided a fierce hunger and Amica’s Pizza in Salida beckoned to us from the street. What a great choice!
My Mom always hated January. Too cold. Too damp. Too boring. This is the first post in a series: January Dreaming.
Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’
“Desperate times call for desperate measures,” said the Grill-Meister as he fired up the outdoor burner to cook bacon in 5° weather.
Haiku: Right Now in Park County, CO
Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning
Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!
Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period
Magpies pose and inspired haiku with their tuxedo coloring and bright blue wings.
Cameras and Trees and Sunsets – Oh My!
I got a new camera for Christmas, the first one ever that has interchangeable lenses that detach and rates a case instead of rambling about in the bottom of my purse like my previous little point-n-shoot models. A respectable camera. A DSLR. I’m the family […]
Haiku: Random Street in the City of Lights at Dusk
Walking down this street in Paris, the sky called out to be photographed. I realized later that the essence of the City of Lights had imprinted.
Haiku for SAD Moscow: Only 6 Minutes of Sunshine in December
Empathizing with the folks in Moscow for their sunless situation. They’re taking it better than I would. I salute them with a haiku.
Q: What does silence look like?
Glover Gardens response to the weekly photo challenge, What Does Silence Look Like, from The Daily Post.
Haiku: Sleety Celebration
If you’ve been following Glover Gardens this week, you know that it is really cold here. Freaky cold. Snow and ice and sleet, oh my! It just makes you want to stay inside, drink hot chocolate by the fire and have comfort food for all your […]
Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup
Cauliflower Soup is easy and quick, warm and comforting, and yet surprisingly elegant.
Hunkering Down in the Cold and Watching the Birds
Brrrrr! It’s hunker down time here in Southeast Texas where harsh Lady Winter (actually “Winter Storm Inga”) has found us and seems to be settling in for a good long visit. We had hail and snow and sub-freezing weather all day today, which is confusing […]
Hospitality at Café Louise in Paris
Café Louise provides a warm-me-up on a super-cold Paris first Sunday after a power walk from the Arch de Triomphe to St. Germain.