Outside of Time by Natalia Corres Do you stand firmly in the time stream, letting the cold wrap your feet or pick your way across it, stepping on bits and pieces of events, like nature’s bridges between the shores that frame the passage of life. Does the movement captivate you? Or do you stare in… Continue reading April is National Poetry Month!
One of my artist friends likes to pose various questions each day on Facebook, the answers to which can be well worth the entertainment! A few days ago, he asked for people to list their favorite fictional astronauts. The first one that came to mind was Mark Watney from The Martian by Andy Weir. The… Continue reading To the Moon! in Artemis
I just finished binge reading the Death before Dragons series by Lindsay Buroker, and after completing the 9 book series in about 10 days, I have to say I am sorry it ended. And not just because somewhere in the middle of the series, her part dwarf roommate opens a coffee shop/art shop/magical hangout called… Continue reading Death before Dragons, series
Behold, the Stroopwaffelsthat my husband bought for meal dente, so exquisiteat room temperaturejust the right amount ofresistance as I sink my teethinto it and taste the caramelon my tongue But then!warm atop your mugthe packaging says to meso melty and deliciousanother small pleasurein this world wheresuch small thingscan bring such immense joy
It’s okay to have a humongous Hobbit-like appreciation for a certain type of fungus that grows among us. In fact, you can grow your own mushrooms – particularly the shiitake and oyster mushroom varieties – in a bucket or a bag filled with used coffee grounds. Here’s what you’ll need: 5 lbs used coffee grounds,… Continue reading Shortcut to Mushrooms?
On Monday I had to take my car to get an oil change, brakes checked, and a tire repaired. In the pre-pandemic days, I dreaded doing this kind of chore because it means sitting and waiting in an uncomfortable chair for a couple of hours with a lot of people coming and going. Now, it… Continue reading Welcome to the new “normal”
A few years ago, I was experimenting with different recipes to adapt for my blog. I found a great recipe to work with, and I thought I’d share it here with the addition of an optional ingredient. I won’t make you scroll as far here! 3/4 cup almond flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa… Continue reading Recipe for Almond Flour Brownies