I got incredibly sad news that a childhood girlfriend passed away recently. We were both 15 when we met at a Latvian summer camp and lived in the same cabin for two summers in a row. She was bubbly and … Continue reading Good-Bye Friend.
I have been in search of an elixir–something to take the edge off. A way for my brain to take a break from our world’s exploding problems… Traditionally my go-to’s for escaping are: Drinking wine, baking homemade bread, spending quality … Continue reading Baby Owls are my “Drug of Choice”
I am doing dishes, thinking to myself that I have waited too long to come up with a meaningful gift for my sister-in-law, Mara’s, 60th birthday. Sixty is after all a big deal. Especially when you have reached that age … Continue reading The Elusive Perfect Gift
Last week I realized–It’s almost here! Thanksgiving! Seven days until lift-off. Yikes… Time to get off my procrastinating “arse” (Did you know I went to Scotland this summer?) and prepare for a fantastical, memory-making holiday meal. After all, I am … Continue reading Five Fat Turkeys Are We. We Slept All Night in a Tree. When the Cook Came Around. We Couldn’t Be Found. That’s Why We’re Here, You See!
I consider myself a private person so isn’t it crazy I am writing a blog for all the world to see? Maybe. But at this point in my life it works for me and I am in a sharing kind … Continue reading “Come my little peanut of brittle”– Pepé Le Pew