I tried the Stouffer’s Roasted Tuscan Style Chicken meal kit a few weeks ago. I was pleased with its easy preparation and good taste. This week I tried another one from Stouffer’s — Braised Pork. The meal’s four components (pork, potatoes, broccoli, and sauce) came frozen and packed […]
I like to write, dance, create arty stuff and learn as much as I can about all sorts of things. I am someone who wants to do more. I have a lot of interests and not enough time to pursue them. Mostly I'm trying to figure out how to navigate my way through this existence. Writing helps me to read the map.
I live in Bloomington, Indiana and work at Indiana University. I've been in Indiana for 13 years and I'm still surprised that I live here.
I think I’ve been suffering from a cold for the last week or so. It’s hard to tell with me. When I think I have a cold, I get a little post-nasal drip and congestion behind the eyes. I don’t get the traditional stuffy nose. My energy level […]
So, I was browsing around on Instagram and I clicked on an offer for a free “Essential Blog Promotion Checklist” from Ruth Soukup. I understand that when you sign up for something “free,” you’re joining yet another email list so someone can try and sell you something. I […]
You can’t get aheadIt’s not possibleNot in any lasting tangible senseYou may think you’re aheadBut you’ve only caught upBecause the thing that is finished Must be replacedWith something fresh and newSit back and rest for a momentYou have to restBreathe for a minute or twoIt’s what you must […]
Look at the ground You’ll see the breadcrumbs that you scattered In anticipation of this time of confusion This time of being lost Now follow your lead
I tried another Instant Pot recipe, Healthy Instant Pot Mac and Cheese from The Girl on the Bloor. The ”healthy” component of the dish is broccoli. You could add other greens to up your veggie game. The recipe called for regular pasta. I wanted to use whole wheat, […]
I set the timer for 20 minutes. I was afraid to make it 30. The goals is to just write. It occurred to me yesterday that I could surely make myself take 30 minutes each day to write. I’m starting with 20. A start is a start. A […]
Rose Beauty never dies. How can it?
Vision Versions of a Self-Portrait
156 We floated on our backs. We counted all the stars. Happiness, on this night, was ours.