Real Food, Eggplant and Cooking for One
I live alone. I say this not for sympathy, but to set the stage. This is not a food blog, but food is a great deal of my life-so this musing is about that. Food. Discussion recently is loud and long for feeding your family […]
Florence Above the Arno: Mother’s Day & Irises
Florence May 09, 2010On a hill high above the Arno River is a garden. Its gate is almost hidden protecting it from all but the most resourceful. Terraces that fall for a thousand or so feet are joined together by twisty flagstone paths. The terraces […]
In Memoriam: Celebrations of adventures completed and those yet to come.
It’s been 18 years. Guess on some levels it doesn’t matter how many days that is, or how many months have gone by, or even if I think about it every day. I don’t – think about it every day, that is.But today—and a few others, I […]
You ever notice how many people say “I am done with _______”? I wonder if they know the next step is “I’m finished?” It is only when THAT unshakeable realization hits that you can leave the cube, or office or virtual desk or even a […]
It’s interesting on how my mind will take flight—a word or phrase, and ZOOM! Off and running at a million miles an hour—usually off the current topic but so amusing to myself.Case in point: Today a tweet about recycling Valentines’ cards set me off, and […]
What’s wrong with this picture?
I mean really. What could I have possibly been doing that I have not updated this? And worse, not even finished the trip? Things are moving just too fast….2 Christmases, another Thanksgiving, babies being born and weddings celebrated, deaths to mark the real passage of […]