May 2009

Rhubarb-strawberry sorbet

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Until a couple of weeks ago, I had never tasted rhubarb. But that first taste was eventful. Dan and I were in San Francisco for the evening. We didn’t have a plan beyond “let’s hang out in the city”. I used to live in SF, albeit briefly (about one year). It’s a great town and […]

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Dan’s bruschetta

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Yesterday was the first day since Friday that I felt more okay than not.  And I was tired of soup.  So when Dan asked for dinner suggestions I said “Not soup… fresh veggies… something simple”.  I had no idea what I would be having for dinner.  I thought he would maybe come back with a […]

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Happy Memorial Day

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I hope you are having a great weekend.  While you are all enjoying the sunny weather and BBQs and beach picnics, I am sitting at home being waited on hand and foot.  Pampered with anything I want.  Sounds great, right? Well, don’t get too jealous.  I came home early on Friday with the swine flu. […]

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Souvenirs from IFBC

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I’ve been looking at these two suitcases for three days now. They accompanied me back from Seattle. I left with one. Returned with two. (I finally unpacked them last night). As I look at these two suitcases, I have to say that life is good. Very good. I wish I could convey the overwhelming inspiration […]

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The journey, part 2: Top gun and chicken salad

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I woke up in Las Cruces… When I made my way downstairs for breakfast, I thought for a moment I had walked into heaven.  The buffet-breakfast at the hotel was filled to the brim with Air Force pilots in their flight suits.  Hello, Top Gun.  From a quick glance around, I estimated about half were tall […]

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perfect roast chicken

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When I am traveling, I usually want to get to my destination as quickly as possible.  If it isn’t too expensive, I opt for the nonstop flight.  If I’m driving, I limit my stops to the necessities.  I just want to get there.  But every now and then, I chill out enough to enjoy the […]

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This and that

First off, I want to thank Sharon of Clairity Currents for sending me this Lemonade Stand Award: “The award is given to bloggers whose posting demonstrates great attitude and gratitude.”  I feel special :)  I believe the way this works is that now that I have the award, I get to pass it on… though […]

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