Wrapping Up 2013…Part One

This post is mostly for me.  To remember.  To reflect.  To remind myself I have it good…and I do.  I really do.  It’s just hard to remember the good when you are so caught up in the day to day of work and life. I know I wrote a post at the beginning of the […]

Thursday Thinking

I’ve been thinking about lots of things lately. Food, of course, has been on my brain.  The S’mores cookbook especially, as I am in a week of design edits and scrambling to get it all done while still keeping you folks entertained. Friends, old ones, new ones.  Acca-awesome ones…they’ve been on my mind.  I have […]

Who Else is Scared of 2013?

I do not have triskaidekaphobia. But I am frightened of 2013.  It scares me to admit that as well.  I’ve been fretting about it for quite some time now.  Perhaps I am being unreasonable.  Perhaps it’s all in my head.  Perhaps I am overthinking the whole thing. But this time last year, I was saying […]

Sweet Cilantro and Onion Pickles

An old friend of mine died last week.  You may have known him yourself…Andy Griffith. I grew up in the country, where believe it or not, in the 1980s, we had but 4 total TV stations. ABC, NBC, and CBS…well, two NBCs.  One didn’t come in very well though.  Everyday after my cousin and I […]

Oven Roasted Prime Rib

In my past life I was a waitress.  College requires it, I think.  So, while I studied the works of the Italian Renaissance during the day, at night I served over priced soup and lobster tail at one of the area’s most loved restaurants of the time.  Since then, more restaurants have come in and […]