Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fried Okra and the Holy Trinity

If you are a foodie, like me, you may have heard that folks in New Orleans refer to the blend of onions, celery and bell pepper as the holy trinity—the basis for Cajun cooking. I can get on board with … Continue reading

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Kate Middleton and Me…..and Our Shawl

With all the news about the royal birth this week, I felt that it was time that I made public my connection with the Princess of Cambridge. It all started with a green shawl. But first, I’d like to point … Continue reading

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CSM (Can’t Stop Mothering) Anonymous

There are all kinds of self-help groups around these days, and I’m sure I qualify for more than one-but the one that I need the most help with is the one to help stop over-mothering. One of the hardest parts … Continue reading

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Living in a Digital World and I am a Digital Girl

Or at least I am trying to be. My 77 year old mother has been nagging me for the past 2 years that I have owned an iPhone, that I am glued to “that phone”. She complained to my sisters … Continue reading

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Heat Waves

The US is in the midst of the first heat wave of the season. Record temps are being set in AZ and across the desert southwest. In Death Valley, CA- it’s only a couple of degrees from the hottest ever … Continue reading

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