The Magic and Delight of Trying Something New

The Magic and Delight of Trying Something New

  With Thanksgiving (and Christmas!) just around the corner, there's a good chance you're going to be spending time with family and friends, and maybe, just maybe, you'll be looking for something fun to do when the table is cleared, you're on a tryptophan high,...

Want To Do Something Wonderful And Important Today?

I suppose I've had a case of Irregular Blog Syndrome for years now, posting sporadically and with increasing infrequency with the exception of my monthly (and beloved) posts for (in)courage. Daily postings were once my norm and practice, hard to believe in today's...

How Can a Dessert Be So Delicious, Fancy, AND Simple?

A Tiramisu Recipe ANYONE can make I still remember the first time I heard the word "tiramisu;" I didn't even know what it was and had to ask our friends Christi and Frankie to repeat themselves a few times before I finally understood. They had returned from a trip to...

How Ringing Bells Puts the “Merry” in Christmas

2018 with one of my favorite humans in the world. Six years ago I began a tradition that would immediately become a beloved holiday favorite: Ringing bells for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle fundraiser.  I had no idea two hours could pass by so quickly, or that...