Category Archives: HOME

My Fish, Obsidian 

 This is my fish, Obsidian.   He sleeps on its side like a human and enjoys swimming up-side-down.   We got him from a pet shop the day after my daughter won his ex-bowl mate, Ash, in the famed LA-based … Continue reading

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Recent Conversation with My Nine-Year-Old

On Black Friday: Me, as I stepped in the door after work: Hurry, let’s get to the store before they close today.  They are having a 25% off  Black Friday sale! Plum, reading her book without looking up: But if … Continue reading

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Let’s Take Stock: Five Things To Do NOW

As we recover from the shock and disbelief, what should we do, NOW? Continue reading

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Halloween Veggie Delight: Jack-O’-Peppers!

EATS: Halloween Veggie Delight Makes 2 servings  Ingredients:  2 orange bell peppers  lettuce  blueberries  carrot sticks dangling fresh herbs: thyme or parsley work well Instead of carving our pumpkins (too much work!) this year, when I saw these gorgeous orange bell … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Should Be On a Monday

The day after Mother’s Day is laden with chores that should have been done on Sundays.  You know, the grocery shoppings, house cleaning, weeks-worth of lunch prepping, bascially the various errands done by Mothers on Sundays. I declare that Mother’s … Continue reading

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Happiness is…

… having that first sip of wine at the end of the day while preparing supper.

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Here’s Something for Santa… and His Reindeers

Happy holidays, everyone!  May you celebrate this holiday season with those you love and cherish.  And above all, ENJOY it whenever and however you can!  

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