Along with the aromas of turkey and potatoes and pie, holiday mulled wine shares an equal space in the palette of aromas here during the holidays. Wine is a nice table beverage, but mulled wine takes this beverage up a step to that of a comforting, warm pre-dessert drink. It’s so easy to make and […]
I remember the tiny tree with the miniature decorations sat on the bedside table in her room and the sparkly lights reflecting off the wall. She’d asked to come here, to leave home, and it tore my Dad apart. She had been home such a short period of time. He wanted her to be home […]
Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream Merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream Merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream… Around and around they go, songs in a round, much like life. Except life isn’t always “but a dream”. This is […]
Around my 40th birthday some clarity began to emerge. First, in the realization that I really didn’t care what other people thought about me anymore. This was huge, because I tend to be rather co-dependent and I want people to like me. The swing to the other direction took me a bit by surprise but I also saw it as freedom to be myself. Step one.
Or I should say a giant leap for this woman.