Life Lesson: All Grown Up?

Having two daughters who are out of the house and living on their own gives me a lot more alone time but not necessarily free time. In fact, there are some weeks when I feel like I should keep my phone line open just in case they want to say, “and another thing…” as they…

Thankful Thursday: Finding the Source of Our Humor

With Lowi on her many travels and Baby Lisa in Toronto last week there’s been lots of family group texting. But one night things got a little … interesting. We had this text exchange with our Dad but I’m not sure he even needed any responses. We are so thankful we ended up inheriting humor…

Staying Positive While Living with the Dalai Lama

I like to think I am a positive person but I am also highly emotional and I really tend to cover the full range. I have always been all over the map and I, often, run in extremes. Over the years, I have gotten better but heaven knows I have my triggers that really set…

Free For All Friday: Herbs, Hostiles and OM!

Cooking with my own herbs Not unlike Lowi (Pocahontas), I am now uber-jazzed to be able to use/eat anything that I have grown in my humble container garden. Last night, I whipped up a nice light pasta dish and garnished it with Basil and Parsley (the herbs not the cats) It was strangely fun to…