3 Haiku: Yesterday and Tomorrow – and What About Today?
Talk of poems and prayers and promises and things that we believe in;
How sweet it is to love someone, how right it is to care;
How long it’s been since yesterday and what about tomorrow?
What about our dreams and all the memories we share?
“i KNOW i’m not alone. none of us are.”
Combining an acknowledgement that there are way too may good reasons to be cynical right now with a reminder that the world still has great things to offer us.
A Pandemic Lament (in free verse)
Do you struggle? Do you have a lament? The footprint of the pandemic is everywhere.
Glover Gardens is Back! We Decided to Get On Up and Get Outside
The Glover Gardens blog is back after a hiatus, sharing the positive outcome after we decided to Get On Up.
Hurry Up and Wait
We’re all waiting for the day when friends can once again be greeted with a bear hug.
Malcolm Gladwell’s 3-Word Reminder to Stop You from Overthinking
“Hamlet Was Wrong!” Source: Malcolm Gladwell’s 3-Word Reminder to Stop You from Overthinking This quick read is provocative and inspiring in a time of uncertainty.
Memories: The Simplicity of a Pomodoro Pizza at Second Bar + Kitchen in Austin, TX
I stumbled upon the picture and was reminded how delicious a straightforward but very well-executed pizza can be. I want to go back to Second Bar + Kitchen, post-pandemic.
When Doves Cry
A haiku inspired by mourning doves in the early morning at Gumbo Cove … were they sentries? Signposts? They seemed like they were anxiously awaiting something. Like us.
We’re on a Road to Nowhere (and a haiku)
A discarded coronavirus mask littering the parking lot. The song, Road to Nowhere. A haiku.
On the Outside Looking In
A picture that captures the crazy COVID-19 quarantine situation we are all experiencing, and the beauty of the music school at the University of Miami.
R&B, Soul, Jazz and Gumbo: Thomas Wenglinski “Adjustments Made” Interview, Part 1
The first in a series of articles featuring Thomas Wenglinski and his new album, Adjustments Made.
Houston Chronicle Article by Alison Cook: Houston Can’t Afford to Lose Its Restaurants
Here in a city that has been on the leading edge of demographic change in America since the 1970s, restaurants have functioned as a kind of crossroads and social glue.
Article: You Can Blame ‘Load Theory’ for Turning Your Brain to Mush
Check out the article in Bloomberg Businessweek and prepare to feel a little better about being scatter-brained right now (or at least a little more normal…I did).
COVID-19 is Hard on Everyone: We’re Staying In, but Looking Out
It’s clear that these COVID-19 hardships aren’t going away any time soon. We are all, in a way, staying in, but looking out the window toward that future where things aren’t quite so hard.
RIP K-Paul’s Restaurant in New Orleans
RIP, K-Paul’s. You will be missed, but not forgotten. Our celebration of your cuisine and legacy will continue as long as we are able to make a roux or blacken a fish.
Beyond Banana Bread (a recipe)
Beyond Banana Bread: Is it for breakfast? Yes. Is it dessert? Yes. Is it an afternoon snack or the reason to take a coffee break? Yes. Is it a replacement for lunch sometimes because you had a slice every time you walked through the kitchen? Yes, yes and yes. It’s that good.
Jazz for Your Sunday Listening Pleasure: “Something in the Air”
This original jazz composition is solemn, pensive, lush and finally, optimistic, an anthem for looking forward, beyond recovery from COVID-19 and all its repercussions.
The Joy of the Second Line
Eating Like It’s Jazz Fest: Congo Square Fish Nachos
We took a walk on the wild side and used blacked fish on nachos. Here’s how it went down … it’s not a recipe as much as a set of loose guidelines, kinda like jazz is.