Category: Recipes

  • Oh, how I love Giada

    Last night Leti came over for dinner, and we decided to make pasta with sun-dried tomato pesto from Everyday Italian by Giada De Laurentis. It was so delicious, and super-simple to make. Every bite was perfectly sweet, with freshness from the basil and salty flavor from the Parmesan. We all loved this dish, and I […]

  • A beautiful day in the neighborhood

    Life is so beautiful. As I took a walk through our neighborhood, I saw flowers blooming everywhere. I smelled a sweet, fruity scent, and looked up to find a loquat tree, heavy with fruit, hanging over the sidewalk. I rubbed my fingers against the leaves of a small plant down the street and was delighted […]

  • Therapy

    Today my uncle passed away. He lived in Oregon, and I didn’t know him as well as I should have, but there it is, right in your face, the death of someone you loved, unexpected and uninvited. I mourn for the loss of his life, and of his future. I mourn for his children, and […]

  • Hooray!

    I went to bed last night, and the world was the same as always…and when I woke up this morning, I had my VERY OWN domain! My loving husband stayed up till who knows when last night, moving everything over and doing whatever you do when you switch domains. Isn’t that sweet? So welcome to […]

  • More about camping

    I’ve had a few questions about our camping trip, so I thought I’d treat you all to a play-by-play of the weekend. (follow along via Ofoto pictures) We drove out to Colorado Bend State Park, near Lampasas on Saturday around noon, and arrived at the park around 2:00 p.m. Lindsay had snagged a tent and […]