Winter Blows…I Mean Blues

Anybody else tired of winter? I mean, here it is the first week in March and here in my hometown, we’re gearing up for not one, but two (!) snowstorms over the next forty-eight hours. I still have the same snow reaching up to my mailbox that fell at the end of...

Ready for Autumn?

I am! I have to admit that autumn is my favorite season. The vivid colors, the crisp air, the comfort foods… What’s not to like? Yeah, I know, Pumpkin-Everything. For those of us who love pumpkin (me!), it’s the most wonderful time of the year....

School Daze

The kids are both back in school as of today; my daughter in her third year of college, my son starting high school (tenth grade). For me, like so many other parents, this heralds in a new pattern to the days. We’ll be awake the same time, sharing coffee in the...

Happy Fall!

In my hemisphere, autumn officially begins…now. It’s my favorite season: the colors, the cooler temps, the farewell to barbecues in favor of soups and roasts. And pumpkin! Oh, the pumpkin: breads, pies, cookies, coffee! For tips on writing and fun...