Everyone should be a Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day and I have decided to recount to all of you how I honored my Mom every year after her passing.  A few loyal readers of my old blog may have heard this tale before, but I hope … Read the rest

Truly a Miracle

Just returned from witnessing my friend’s first child being born and I have to say it is the most amazing thing I have ever had the honor to see.  If anything merits a “bonus blog” over the weekend, surely a … Read the rest

Death and Life

Brief post week comes to an end on a somber note as I reflect on my friends’ Corgi passing away this morning due to a particularly nasty thing that has done plenty of damage on two-legged people.

This was especially … Read the rest

Nuts to Soup

Brief post week continues…

Our last food post was about nuts in brownies and how I grew up without them in mine.  Now let’s have a quick chat about soup.  Specifically, Grandma’s super-delicious and impossible to recreate soup.  This could … Read the rest

Standing the test of time

“Brief week” continues…

I was micro-zapping some lunch today and realized that I was still using the dish and top from an old microwave meal sold many years ago (raise your hand if you remember “Le Menu”, the first of … Read the rest

Briefly

It came to my attention after reviewing the recent blogs that many of these posts are long.  Given that some of you possibly have lives outside my website, I am designating this week as “brief post week”.

There may be … Read the rest

A nutty discussion

Our final installment for “memory lane week” comes a weekend late and a memory short, but that was Super Bowl weekend!  Who has time for workly pursuits (yes, I am destroying the English language before your eyes) when there are … Read the rest

Love hurts

We’ve all gone through it.  The heartache.  The loss.  The pain that sometimes feels so bad it feels like physical pain.  Love can do that to you.  In my case, that physical pain has been more than figurative.  Despite the … Read the rest

Tennis, anyone?

Regular patrons who have stayed awake throughout reading my blogs have pieced together a few clues to my likes and dislikes, one of these being my enjoyment of playing tennis.

I am incredibly fortunate to live in an area where … Read the rest

Flower of youth

Ah, February.  With it comes my second favorite holiday of the year (we’ll get to my favorite in a later post).

Not difficult to figure out what day that is, obviously, so let me hasten on to today’s “memory lane” … Read the rest