Brain Rumbles to Ponder…Again?

Apr 02

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Lots of “Brain Rumbles to Ponder” seems to be the order these days. In no particular order (as if there ever would be any ‘order’ here!) : PASSOVER SEDER MEAL – Early in March, I was fortunate while visiting Tapalaya Restaurant , the owner and my friend Chantal, where  I was introduced to Kathryn and […]

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Springtime ! I’m Ready- Some Phrases for ‘Fraises’ and Poems for Poseys…….

Mar 20

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  We all need a break from the winter…a transition time to welcome a new spring into our lives.. I’ve had mine and my thoughts ,here in Oregon at least,naturally travel to images, the scents and tastes of Strawberries and Roses. That being said, we must wait until June for harvest time for the most […]

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Food Memories and Random Thoughts- Results From Chilly February Days….

Feb 25

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I have never been a person who complains very much about the weather. This has been a fairly mild winter here in Portland;however, I could use some warmer days…. and a bit more sunshine too. My favorite pastimes while stuck inside on chilly long February days are reading,cooking and just” day dreaming”. The day dreaming […]

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Christmas Time Points to Ponder and Recipes to Share….

Dec 25

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POINTS TO PONDER…. We have another Christmas upon us. If a person who has grown up with the celebration of Christmas in their life says they don’t like the holiday, you might question their answer. Maybe Christmas is not the thing that is giving them concern or the real reason to feel as so. I […]

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The Season for Gifts is All The Seasons…PART 2 – Bernard’s Gift

Dec 04

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The nightmare for Bernard , that was Dachau , was over ! The 42 ND Division- The Rainbow Division of the US Army – liberated 32, 000 prisoners  those last days of April 1945 . It was Bernard’s goal to make his way back to Paris…after all , he had a job waiting for him […]

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Thanks and Giving… Words and Actions That Are For More Than Just Once a Year !

Nov 20

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Thanks and Giving ! These  words and actions are what we all want to have in our lives daily…not just once a year . We can thank President Abraham Lincoln for declaring Thanksgiving Day an official holiday in 1863 . I’ll bet there isn’t one of us ,  that lives in the US , that […]

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