Just a simple clipping of parsley and cilantro. It’s such a gift when beauty presents itself in the form of a gentle trimming in our herb garden. The overgrowth almost went in the compost. Before I dropped the clippings in the bucket I held the bundle up to the sunlight, the green leaves and white… Continue reading A Small Gift From Our Garden
Milano. Italia. A long glorious weekend spent with my family. It's part of what makes my life so enchanting. I, yes me, I get to experience what many people only dream about, live and breathe life in Italy as a local. It's my born heritage. In fact, it's even my birth certificate. I am an… Continue reading The Spoon Rest
Tomorrow I'm looking forward to bringing out my inner farm girl. No, I'm not digging, planting or harvesting. I am going to meet my friend June at one of our local Farmer's Markets. We'll mingle with hundreds of people as we get to select from the winter's bounty from our local farmers and vendors. I… Continue reading Farmer’s Market Eve
Pull up a chair and chat with me for a few minutes. I just came home from Trader Joe's and put a bottle of Pinot Grigio in the freezer. It should be nice and chilled soon! It's been a long while since I've done any writing. One of my friends fired up on Facebook and… Continue reading It’s Good To Be Back
On a recent Friday late afternoon, we sailed on a Catamaran Sailboat cruising along the American Riviera. Perfect weather, a special birthday celebration for one of our friends, and of course clinking glasses of fine wine. Riding the waves and feeling the salty air fill my lungs once again reminds me of how blessed John… Continue reading Sea Breeze
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