No more Mr. Nice Guy :-)

It is funny to go back thru my post drafts and try to recall what I was considering writing about at that time. The title was the only part of this post that was a “draft.”  It was originally put into drafts in November of 2013, so I suspect it had something to do with the […]

Live in the sun…


“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Our life lately has been finding joy in many of the ways of Mr. Emerson’s famous quote.  It is hard to hide our smiles from the gorgeous weather in Arizona lately.  We even had a rain storm last week that was […]

Home Cooked Monday

Delicious cauliflower soup with creme fraiche and chopped tomatoes.

This weekend involved a bit more running around than usual, so it felt good to have a Monday night in. I like to tear recipes out of magazines when they sound good.  This recipe for Cauliflower Soup with Creme Fraiche came from the Wall Street Journal.  Now a financial paper may not be your first […]

Finding Footing


Life in all of its glory brings us many challenges.  The past few years have given us what I would consider a fair amount of challenges: job changes, big move, new house, etc. One of my blogging mentors, Well-Traveled Wife, has been giving me encouragement to get back into writing.  She is really good at […]