I’m still here…. Barely….

A wee break from previously scheduled posts: I'm at the Assisted Living Apartments where my mother lives, and…. There's a computer with an internet connection!!!!! So, here's what's happening in my world – the short version…. We spent 3 days in Paris and met another food blogger for dinner – wonderful, fun time. I flew to … Continue reading…

My Most Treasured Cookbook

Ilva, fellow Babe, fantastic cook, photographer extrordinaire (think she's paying me to say all that?) and author of Lucullian Delights has asked us to share our most treasured cookbooks. I've been thinking about that since she first made the announcement back in January. The deadline is tonight. I just couldn't decide.  I have rather a … Continue reading…

Stupid woman finds her proper place…..

I have been smacked down, put in my place, chastised, severely punished, beaten into submission, and whipped into shape after my last post. Apparently, the Powers That Be did not find it humorous.  A mere minutes after clicking 'Publish' I had to turn everything off (as any good geek would) due to, yet another, thunderstorm. … Continue reading…

Fresh Pea Sauce – what to do with it; Eclectic tastes in music

Fresh Pea Sauce  I’m not a good driver. Don’t misunderstand: I’m a very competent driver; it’s just that I rarely enjoy it. I have my moments: setting out on an adventure on a crystal clear spring morning… that I enjoy. Driving to and from Bordeaux, on the motorway, 4 or 5 times a week…. that’s … Continue reading…

I’ve been Nominated!!!!

For the Best Food Blog – Humor! The Well Fed Network has nominated me for an award:  Best Food Blog in the category of Humor! I like being nominated. Is it bad form to ask you to vote for me? No?  Okay,  vote here!  It only takes a second…. I'd be ever so grateful! For … Continue reading…

My kingdom for a recorder!

I just missed a golden opportunity to really increase my limited repertoire of French curse words. My internet, worked, sort of on Friday. It didn't work at all on Saturday. I called the wonderful people at France Telecom (more on that later). That said the problem was outside, in the line.  Not my LiveBox. Miraculously, … Continue reading…