“I have come home at last! This is my real country! I belong here. This is the land I have been looking for all my life, though I never knew it till now." C. S. Lewis, "The Last Battle" If cartoonists are to be believed, I'm not sure why anyone would want to go to… Continue reading Is heaven boring?
Bringing over an e-magazine piece from Weelunk.com: Nora Edinger July 16, 2019 There’s a practical reason Lesa Tustin wears her apron inside out. It’s one of perhaps a million tweaks in the city’s ever-unfolding presence of Greek immigrants and food inspired by sea and sun. “It this rice?!” the tech guy demanded on the day she decided… Continue reading Church ladies in action…
I didn't pet this sleeping bumblebee, but such a thing is possible. Imagine! "...even the insects in my path are not loafers, but have their special errands". Henry David Thoreau, American writer Bumblebees sleep in our garden. It's true. I often find them early in the morning, still tucked into bed in the depths of… Continue reading Just a bumbling along
"This is my advice to people: Learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun” Julia Child, master chef Notice that Queen Julia didn't advise tinkering with recipes. Really tinkering. Which I do. Often with wild recipe substitutions. Sometimes it works brilliantly. Sometimes it fails. Other… Continue reading The road to swell is NOT paved with recipe substitutions
"You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience." Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French philosopher, priest, scientist They will soon be here. A bit like a monarch, but think bigger stripes and black and white instead of black and orange. Zebra swallowtails… Continue reading The sole source of joy