Post Archives from the ‘reflections’ Category
Daisy Jane, 3 week old Jersey-Guernsey cross, insisting that ALL PHOTOS MUST BE OF HER ALONE. But what if it's a killer storm? And the wind is screaming? Some apples must fall in severe thunderstorms. The good storms, the loud storms, the ones with the wind howling and pushing everything … Continue reading the story "Of apples and horses (and cows)"
...only different. This is a very cheesy, very mushroomy tuna casserole. But first, the backstory. I kind of lucked out in the mom department. And I'm kind of kicking myself for not thinking of posting this recipe and story for Mother's Day. Why do I always get the best ideas after the fact? Mom and I, either … Continue reading the story "Cheesy Tuna Casserole like Mom used to make…"
A lovely gourmet foodie gift set from Love With Food, a $100 … Continue reading the story "My Velvet Aroma Contest Winnings!"
This week, I haven't been around a lot, on here or online in general. I've had much on my mind, and this has tended to occupy the majority of my scattered waking thoughts lately.
Specifically, death. Death and grief.
Recently, a sweet friend of mine lost her husband to cancer. My heart breaks for her - in some big ways, as well as in a million … Continue reading the story "On grief, death, loss, and judgement"
And here is why I am waiting until the last minute to buy Christmas gifts this year. 1. It's easier for me to sweep up pine needles under the tree if there are no gifts there. 2. I am much more creative when I'm pressed for time and it's the last minute. I become … Continue reading the story "It’s okay to wait til the last minute to buy gifts. Right?"
On December 12, it will have been an entire month of going gluten-free. What I've noticed: in general, I feel much better overall. My energy levels seem to be nudging up. This is excellent. My joint pain has become virtually non-existent. The auto-immune issue I had been having with my eyes (specifically, my tear ducts) has all but … Continue reading the story "My Gluten-Free Progress Report: Month 1"
Bye bye bread flour! No bread was harmed in the creating of this post. None was baked, either. This isn't fun anymore. You know. This whole going-gluten-free-thing. There are a lot of gluten-containing foods that I'm missing right now, ever since going gluten-free earlier this month. It hasn't been a full entire week, not even a FULL … Continue reading the story "This isn’t fun anymore."