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50 Things in Your Kitchen to Get Rid Of Right Now

50 Things in Your Kitchen to Get Rid Of Right Now

Advice from the Food Network about decluttering your kitchen, republished as a public service and a reminder to myself.

Seafood to Celebrate 88 Revolutions Around the Sun

Seafood to Celebrate 88 Revolutions Around the Sun

My mother in law LOVES seafood. And for every celebratory occasion, she’s happy just to go to a seafood restaurant. Really, we ALL love seafood, so we welcomed the opportunity to have a big appetizer for Riki’s 88th revolution around the sun. It’s easy to […]

Beasts of Burden: What Do They Think?

Beasts of Burden: What Do They Think?

I’ve always wondered how our beasts of burden feel about their “jobs”. Are their feet hurting? Do they enjoy being useful, understanding how important they are to us, or do they want to go on strike for better working conditions, a day off, or higher “wages”?

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

If you love cookbooks, New Orleans, or Cajun-Creole food – or if you just want a good read that pulls you into a magical culinary history – you need this cookbook.

Hell on Wheels – My Trip to the Grocery Store While One-Legged

Hell on Wheels – My Trip to the Grocery Store While One-Legged

Hell on wheels, my observations from driving the grocery store go-cart after foot surgery.

2019 Foot Surgery, Round Deux

2019 Foot Surgery, Round Deux

Another foot surgery, more musing, and some great meals provided by the Grill-Meister.

No Flies on Me! Or are There?  AKA Moving Too Fast

No Flies on Me! Or are There? AKA Moving Too Fast

A Glover Gardens story with a moral. Bye-Bye, Paper Plates – We Love Trees More than You We’ve given up the daily use of paper plates for meals at Glover Gardens, in deference to trees. It’s a little thing, but seems right. For a blogger, […]

Weetabix, a Haiku for Jason

Weetabix, a Haiku for Jason

A person could love Weetabix in that way you love the familiar, the comforting, the stuff of childhood, the stuff your mother made you eat until you forgot your first reaction to it and it became a welcome part of your everyday life and then later, the fabric of childhood memories and the feeling that all that is right with the world.

Why Barbecue on July 4?

Why Barbecue on July 4?

Pondering a plethora of great grilling options to properly celebrate Independence Day.

Through Another’s Lens

Through Another’s Lens

The Eiffel Tower looked new to me through the Grill-Meister’s eyes.

My Cookbook Fetish is Inherited

My Cookbook Fetish is Inherited

I have hundreds of cookbooks. Literally. It’s Mom’s Fault (thanks, Mom!) I’m a cookbook collector, or maybe even a cookbook pack rat. It might be a bit of a sickness. I’ve tried to slow it down, but for a while there, I was on a […]

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

A twilight stroll across London’s River Thames on Blackfriars Railway Bridge and back again on the Millennium Bridge, with St. Paul’s Cathedral as a beacon.

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

…about mindfulness, and flowers, and tasting life…

Haiku: Paris View

Haiku: Paris View

Extraordinary architecture and skies in the La Defense section of Paris.

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Reposting the Glover Gardens 2018 salute to Memorial Day.

Mountain Storm Haiku

Mountain Storm Haiku

Haiku inspired by a coming storm in the Colorado Rockies.


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