Longing for spring

As I've recently confessed, I love winter.  I like cashmere and wool and boots and colorful scarves and hats that hide hair mishaps. You know I am undaunted by cold temperatures and that I'm happy when there is deep, fresh snow.  Crockpot suppers, roasted root vegetables and hearty stews are some of my favorite (and … Continue reading Longing for spring

Motherhood and The Silver Star

This is either the perfect book or the worst book to read when you're dealing with an impossible mother-daughter situation.  You've been warned. Are you familiar with Jeannette Walls?  Her first book, The Glass Castle related the story of her own childhood and was on the NYT's bestseller list for 6 years.  It was a … Continue reading Motherhood and The Silver Star

Sunday dinner out in the DelSo

One of the first images to enter my brain last Sunday morning came to me courtesy of an email from Living Social.  They were offering a deal for Yanni's Too, a place known for its fried calamari, and the picture accompanying the sales pitch became my obsession and inspiration for the day.  Crispy looking golden … Continue reading Sunday dinner out in the DelSo

A pass and a fail

I had my car inspected this week.  It passed without any issues.  I was a couple of weeks late on taking care of things, but my reasons were understandable.  At least that's what I hoped the police officer would think should I have been pulled over. I initially delayed the process because I wanted to … Continue reading A pass and a fail