Happy Sunday: The saga of the quick breads

Been dabbling in baking quick bread lately. Quick breads tend to be easy, inexpensive, fun to make, and provide days worth of homemade breakfast and snack items. A couple of weeks ago I made banana pineapple bread...

Friendship Friday: Yummy curry soup and outlets for photography fanatics

A great recipe for Indonesian Chicken & Peanut Soup as well as places to publish photos and interact with other photo enthusiasts.

It’s just another (Sun)day… and Missouri

Not everyday on earth has to be exciting and action-packed. Some days are just filled with the usual stuff. Waking, eating, writing, cooking, watching some TV, and hanging out with the homies (literally, the people at home šŸ˜‚).

Celebrating Divali in Trinidad

I arrived back in Trinidad in time to experience what Divali during the time of COVID is like here. In Trinidad Diwali often gets spelled with a 'v' instead of a 'w'. Considering that it's derived from the Sanskrit word dipavali, one could argue that the 'v' spelling is more correct...

“Just like America,” they said

Since landing in Trinidad I hear such phrases often. Journeying out from the airport for the first time my on-again fiancĆ© Andy and his neighbor friend Robert, who came along to do the driving, pointed out such things as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, and Smoothie King--funny how such staples help define America outside … Continue reading “Just like America,” they said

Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Several years ago now I attended some kind of writing thing at a library in the little town of Oviedo, Florida. Afterwards, as I exited the library and was walking to my car, I noticed some chickens wandering around the library grounds. The grounds are lovely by the way, leafy, grassy and laden with towering … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Sugar and spice: Valentine’s Day yum-yums

NO MATTER WHAT YOUā€™RE PLANS are for Valentineā€™s Day, donā€™t forget to add some beauty.

Welcome to the new roaring 20s: Today is the day!

Such a wonderful day of change! The new roaring 20s has officially begun! The Roaring Twenties Dancing with the Stars Warren Harding, Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, Calvin Coolidge Doug Emhoff, Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, Joe Biden The Prohibition Sisters are brewing it for themselves The Roaring Twenties Dancing with the Stars Happy New Year: Welcome … Continue reading Welcome to the new roaring 20s: Today is the day!