Solstice kicks in here on the west coast @ 8:19 pm tonight. The longest night of the year and POOF! The nights become shorter and Spring is around the corner. Been racking my brain for a menu and reading various articles. Decided after heading over to my small Saturday farmer’s market this morning to make…… Continue reading Happy Winter Solstice!
Thanksgiving is almost here. Can I tell you how thankful I am? I’m totally grateful for everything in my life. I know that sounds hippie-hippie, new age, etc., but I don’t think we appreciate what we have. I’m thinking of the fires here. Big Bear in Santa Cruz Mountains (which they put out), Camp Fire…… Continue reading Thanksgiving
What were the best things of 2017? Got to see my family at the end and beginning of year. Was sick. but I made it back to see them. Went to the Breakfast with Bobby Seale for Black History Month in Richmond February 2017 Opening day for SF Giants. Had nose bleed seats, but thrilled… Continue reading It’s been to long!
The first thing I think of is: Sting’s “If on a winter’s night”. These days I really don’t want to celebrate Christmas. Maybe you like Christmas and enjoy buying or making gifts. That’s great. Maybe you are a Christian and/or have children. I still like to give some kind of gift to my family, but over…… Continue reading Winter Solstice
Thanksgiving as a kid The first Thanksgiving that comes to mind is when my immediate family (only) was at the table. Mom would spend all day cooking. She would get up around 7am and start cooking, as we had to eat by early afternoon. She made the usual turkey and dressing, cooked real cranberries, and sweet…… Continue reading Thanksgiving