For the many blessings in my life……. For the abundance that sustains us, the grace that guides us, the joy that fills us, and the friends that warm us. May you all have a blessed and delicious Thanksgiving!!
We had our first snowfall of the season yesterday. It wasn’t much, really, just an inch or two, but there was an hour or so in the afternoon where the snow fell hard and the wind blew heavy and it LOOKED much worse than it was, and Minnesotans, even though they are a hearty bunch [...]
I have been abundantly blessed to receive this beautiful Nikon D80 camera as a gift, straight from the heart of a wonderful friend. And here I am, someone who is so good with words and story-telling, and I can’t find the proper ones to express my gratitude for her kindness and generosity. She has blessed [...]
I awoke this morning with a full heart, enriched from an experience last night that really blew me away. I’ll share it soon, when it manifests in reality. But it got me thinking, with Thanksgiving approaching, about everything that I’m brings me gratitude in my life. I could go on endlessly, because my life is [...]
There is no moment darker than the middle of the night, when some tiny slip of interference inserts itself through my consciousness and rouses me from a deep restful sleep. The worst part about most of these moments is that there is nothing happening outside the cocoon of my bed that needs my attention. But [...]
I’m writing today, just because. Because I love writing, and I love Heather.Just because it’s almost October and change is everywhere. The trees, the clothes in my closets and shoes on my feet.There is change in the foods on our table, the light at dinnertime, the sound of school buses on the street; 7:15am and [...]
Happy 9th Anniversary to the love of my life. I’d marry you all over again, in a heartbeat.
July is segueing into August, bringing the dog days of Summer. It’s been a scorcher, but this is such summertime, hot, sultry weather that we can only dream about in January. Heat shimmers on roads, whistles through trees and sears down on our heads and shoulders. Night time should bring some relief, but many nights [...]
“we stagger through an immense summer morning after showers leave their sweet bouquet smelling of liquid lace, lovely as a song and secret wild blossoms……” ”the sun has burned our skin dry, like a slender page, we crack with sound and heat, like red dirt whipping on the wind thin streams of perspiration trailing cheekbones [...]
I can’t recall, nor can I find the exact date that I first hit the ‘Publish’ button on this blog and began this journey, but it happened in June, and it was five years ago, in 2006. There were hardly any food blogs then, and I really had no idea what I was getting myself [...]