The cold, dreary weather here in Portland brings me back to my childhood days in Connecticut late autumn….
Do you know the secret to making much of your food taste better almost instantly?…
It’s always so poignant when it’s time to say goodbye to dear friends.
Tomatoes, oh how I will miss you so.…
I think sometimes if you are very, very quiet and take stock of how you are feeling, your body will tell you what it needs at any given moment for optimum performance and happiness….
Summer’s end is so bittersweet….
Twice yearly we head to a rental house in Rockaway Beach, Oregon — once in February to celebrate our beloved dog’s birthday, and again every August, a final coastal treat in the waning days of summer….
Maybe it was all those frozen custards. Or egg sandwiches. Or burgers.
Because suddenly the most appealing thing to eat right now is that which incorporates summer’s bumper crop….
So the last three days on the lake may have been quieter than the six days that proceeded them, but no less busy — or fun….
It’s a common belief that one human year is the equivalent of seven for your dog.
Sometimes I think it’s the same for family vacations; one day of a family reunion is like a week back at home….
Whenever we can, my extended family meets up at our Wisconsin cabin located in a little town called Land O’Lakes….