My neighbor is a smart and funny Southern woman, a successful writer of romantic and teen fiction, a devoted wife, mother and friend, and a wonderful hostess. She also makes the best pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Christie recently served her homemade sour cream pound cake at […]
I’m getting more and more interested in the balance – or trade-offs – between wisdom, aging and the desire and ability to embrace new concepts and experiences. I launched a poll in a recent post to find out what you think about whether or […]
In the night I see Flashing skies through sleep-closed eyes Tempest in my dreams We are hoping for no more drama with our trees or storm damage after the floods and windstorms in April (see below). Golly, that was scary! Click for more pics.
In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m reposting this little story about my adventures with another mom during a time of uncertainty. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there, and if you have small children, my wish for you is that you have […]
Everyone in the restaurant was focused on their phone rather than their companions. What’s up with that? Doesn’t anyone believe in fellowship over a meal any more?
I’ve learned in my first year of blogging that people blog to share what they know, express what they feel, and connect with others. They are simply a channel for all types of writing and communications and run the gamut of human expression.
I just heard today that People published a “14 Sexiest Chefs in America” list. Really? Why do we need to rate chefs by their sex appeal? I think this is really dumb. Does that make me a snob, a purist, or just plain square / […]
Is it travel blogging or travelogue-ing? Either way, I’m going to start blogging about travel, when I can. Travel and food are symbiotic. So many of my favorite recipes have had their start from a wonderful meal I experienced on a trip. Here’s my new […]
There was a large gathering for my grandmother’s 90th birthday five years ago, and I wrote a poem at that time to celebrate her life. A smaller group of us joined her this year for her 95th, and we read the poem once again. Here […]