Green Smoothies for Spring Cleaning

I’m in the thick of “spring cleaning.” My “cleaning” is different than the one you may be envisioning. No, I’m not beating my rugs with a broom, or dusting my refrigerator coils. What I’m doing is giving the insides of this ole body some TLC now that the hibernating months are over. Each spring, I […]

A Grill, My Man and Some Caribbean Halibut


I glanced out at him. Sitting there on the back deck. So calmly. iPad in one hand. Tazo lightly sweetened iced tea in the other. And I thought to myself, “What is it about guys and grilling? Is it primal?” On any other night, should he be asked to come up with dinner, my sweetie will […]

Banana Bread with Chocolate and Walnuts


“Will you walk into my parlor?” said the Spider to the Fly, “’Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you did spy.” The Spider and the Fly, by Tony DiTerlizzi and Mary Howitt I sit here at the dining room table my desk. I am wearing a down vest and flip-flops. My feet are cold. […]