Month: July 2017

OCD and Wreck this Journal

OCD and Wreck this Journal

“Things happen for a reason…” “Fate is a fickle friend…” “Turn, turn, turn…” “Accept it…” “Move on…” Wise or unwise, phrases like these have been spoken as long as I can remember — and long before– I am certain, but do we believe these words? […]

Miles to Go…

Miles to Go…

Don Cheadle as Miles Davis © 2016 – Sony Pictures Classics Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage. Morris West Last Friday, Anthony and I finally […]

Aroma and Sentimentality – Some of the Sweetest Memories are Made in the Kitchen

Aroma and Sentimentality – Some of the Sweetest Memories are Made in the Kitchen

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel – Oliver Wendell Holmes I’ll never forget the aroma of rosemary and garlic that hung in the air in my step-Nonni’s ranch house kitchen when […]

Growing Herbs from Cuttings?

Growing Herbs from Cuttings?

On Friday, my boyfriend, Anthony, came home with a bag of goodies gifted by a friend of ours who has an epic garden in Upcountry Maui. Inside the bag, I gleefully spied bundles of fresh home-grown rosemary, basil, and the biggest stalks of green onions […]

Gordon Ramsay’s EPIC Scrambled Eggs

Gordon Ramsay’s EPIC Scrambled Eggs

It’s Sunday morning. I wake up and sleepily shuffle into the kitchen, mutter a groggy good morning to my sweetie, Anthony, and I start making my morning pot of fresh sleep-zapping coffee. I run the water first to dampen the sound of the coffee bag […]

Rita Moreno, Her Autograph, and MORE

Rita Moreno, Her Autograph, and MORE

Who got the best birthday present ever? I DID. Yep, me. Little ‘ol me from one of my two step mothers, Robin. Those who know me well (and Robin certainly does), know that my favorite actress is none other than the vivacious, talented, and wonderful […]