Rarified escape: The Comoros

I have a strange and wonderful collection.  It takes up no space on any shelf, never requires dusting and doesn’t cost anything and brings me pure joy. The newest entry to my collection is Comoros.  It is a collection of Islands between Madagascar and Mozambique in Southeastern Africa.   Comoros is remote, but with a…

The Grand Tetons

  Have gotten a little less grand. They will no longer bear the burden of providing life giving sustenance to the vulnerable, weak and beautiful.  They can put away the trappings of the season of provision and utility and rest low, low, er….  They are liberated to the mundane, no longer having an important role. …

Loaves and Fishes: How the masses were fed in 20 minutes

The plan is to make dinner about three times a week, with the other nights being leftovers or scrounge nights.  So typically I make a big amount of whatever I make.  However, the Hawaiian skewers I made last night went fast. So tonight, I was kinda doing the low key summer lowbrow meal kinda thing,…

Weight Loss Clinic–let’s talk about food

I haven’t written not because I was “so busy” being pregnant and enjoying the summer, but because I decided that it was time to put something light up here.  And my sense of humor is dry enough as it is, I am usually laughing at things that no one else sees humor in… So a…

Exhaling: Domestic life.

June ranks right up there with December as one of the busiest months for us, because the kids come, school ends, we go to Redding and this year both Jeff and I took 2 trips to California. While the calendar doesn’t say so, June, for us is over. And that is alright by me. All…

Watching: There Will Be Blood and King Corn redux

I saved y’all from a post about the weather. Instead I wanted to talk about some stuff we have watched lately.  One a documentary about a couple fresh faced college graduate boys who from a lab experiment learn that the main component of their hair was corn.  So they go on this sort of journey…