Category Archives: The Holidays

So Much to Tell

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I haven’t posted for quite some time. Yesterday was the first in months, a simple review of this blog thanks to the people at WordPress. Today is about my year personally. My calendar paints a picture of a year with … Continue reading

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This could take awhile…

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Today my horoscope in the local paper reads: Due to recent changes and new influences, you’ll be thinking about what to think. This could take a while. I am in Arizona. Old Town Scottsdale to be exact. That same local … Continue reading

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Shifting Rhythms: The Hard Work of Slowing Down

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Shifting rhythms. I think I’m finally on vacation. I slept in till 9 am. Woke to the smell of fresh coffee. Sweetie made it for me before taking himself off to the golf course. Drank it lounging on the patio, enjoying … Continue reading

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Friendship Balls and Bad Daughters

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A few years ago I was in New Orleans for a work event. Like many business travellers, when I had some free time, I went in search of gifts for my family. I don’t do that anymore. When you’re on … Continue reading

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Noisemaker, noisemaker

Noisemaker, noisemaker, you have no complaint. You are what  you are and you ain’t what you ain’t.  –Dear Abby, by John Prine It’s my own fault, I know. I have only myself to blame. For Christmas I found some very nice … Continue reading

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A tart folo

So I made the stupid marzipan tarts at Christmas. There was too much whining going on when I said I was planning to drop them. But I cheated. These tarts, as you may recall, are finicky time-consuming but really tasty … Continue reading

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Be it resolved…

The holidays have been good to me. I’ve had my family at home, spent time with friends and once the madness leading up to Christmas was past, had a chance for some much-needed rest and relaxation. I’m lucky. Despite some … Continue reading

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