The rest of the day has to be better, right?

Ugh! What a morning! Let me tell you one thing I know for sure: Automatic door locks are NOT as much of a convenience as you would think. I was at the gas station today, in the midst of a mayfly swarm, and I shut my door, only to hear a click and realize my keys,… [read more]

Rainy Day Squash Boats

I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care of… [read more]

Father’s Day: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

For Father’s Day, I decided to give my husband the gift of eternal life! …in the form of these super nutrient-rich cookies! (He’s not vegan, but I lucked out with a guy who is really into the idea of a plant-based diet as long as it includes hamburgers, too.) I thought I’d share my recipe,… [read more]

Bloobs!

I knew it was about to happen a few days ago when my husband came walking into the house, said,”Open up!” and popped a sweet little blueberry into my mouth. The first blueberries of the season are ready! When I say I like blueberries, I mean I REALLY ADORE blueberries. Last year at this time,… [read more]

Writer’s Block of Chocolate

Today, I don’t feel so much like writing. I think I wrote too much at work and used up all my words. Instead, I feel like eating chocolate. And that shouldn’t be a problem because I just replenished my stash. I love chocolate….and it loves me, too. Know how I know? There’s a love poem… [read more]