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Appreciation and Worms

I read recently that if one does not find appreciation in their food -- then both the food on your plate and the food in your stomach will...

From Darkness to Dawn: Adjusting to Spring

Just when it seems as though the darkness and cold are all I can bear, something wonderful happens:  the light changes.    Suddenly, but a...

Crazy Beautiful Day, Crazy Good Fries

Gorgeous October Afternoon, Capitol Square, Madison, Wisconsin This is a tale told true.   This is the story....of a snack. But not just ...

A Fine Romance

It is (I hope finally) the last of winter chill.   Green is coming up, daffodils are open, tulips and magnolias are flirting with disaster. ...

Aunt Yula's Wicked Good Hamantaschen - Vegan!

This is my Aunt Yula.  We loved her bunches and bunches. It is almost Purim, a holiday commemorating courage, pride, wickedness, sex (r...

True Boo: Without Moo or Eew!

Yes, the October winds are blowing.  Yes, the weather is changing.   Yes, I need to talk about transitioning your body into winter,... ...

From Fall to Winter to Hope

This morning I was asked when I might begin blogging again.  My answer: "now". Here, in my new life, approximately 800 miles from...

Treating Smithsonian Stomachache

One of my heros...sitting in his favorite chair. I bet you have never been sick of museums.  Personally, I have not...but my girls,...

The Sweetest Sour: Leslie's Birthday Cake

Well, folks -- welcome to Early Spring.   Where I live, it is cold and chilly -- tomorrow we are expecting rain with snow...but the light...

Rocking and Rolling - A Case Study of Mal de Debarquement

I love Rock and Roll.  Who doesn't?  But for some people, Rocking and Rolling represents their ability to be ill constantly, to not be ...

Adventure Tales: Desert Yin & Middle Eastern Food

The world -- our world -- is divided into and balanced as yin and yang.   Yin is the shady side of the slope, the moist, the feminine, the...

Adventure Tales: The Bitter and the Sweet

I had the most amazing adventure -- and on my adventure I learned a thing or two about life, about bitterness, about sweetness and about co...
 

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