We're traveling in Italy: new recipe; old story.
Sometimes, for us Expats, even English can be a foreign language.
When we moved to Ireland we lived in one of the tall, skinny, attached houses that so typify the British Isles.
On the ground floor we … Continue reading.....
We're on our way to Italy for a family reunion…. I've posted some old stories and new recipes to entertain you while we're off having fun.
Years ago, before we lived here, we were in London, window-shopping with another couple. The wife spotted a figurine … Continue reading.....
Do you make lists?
I'm an inveterate list maker.
I don't make lists of my lists, but I probably should.
Instead I put small lists on post-it notes; medium lists on small sheets of paper and big lists on big paper.
Then I stack them … Continue reading.....
If you have an herb garden and live in a mild climate, as we do, your perennial herbs have been up for awhile and it’s almost time to plant the seeds for the annuals.
If you have an herb garden and live in a cold … Continue reading.....
I have always had a hard time letting go of things.
I still have some of my college textbooks.
I still have a heavy winter coat, suitable for Minnesota, that I haven’t worn since I left Minnesota…. 14 years ago.
Right now I’m having a … Continue reading.....
Emma, la Gorda, is on a diet.
She is not pleased.
I keep telling her she doesn’t want to get as big as a horse, but the poor girl is hungry ALL the time.
I cut her kibble almost in half.
Last night she … Continue reading.....
Since mon mari was lazing about the hospital last week (he came home today) there is no progress to report on the house restoration.
I’ll tell you what I did, instead….
First thing I did was break the kitchen faucet. Actually, I broke it loose … Continue reading.....