Musical Fruit

You know how beans cause, well, they cause gas? So, if you’ve ever soaked beans, you’ll note that bubbles form on the surface of the soaking water. This is due to sugars being released during the soaking process. The basic point I’m making is that you can help with the gas (I’m being polite here)…

My Gratitude This Year

My son is officially one year old. His adoption is final as of just under two weeks ago. It was the most harrowing ride I’ve ever been on. We’re his now. I don’t know words to describe the curiosity about the process of knowing who I am when my grief and fear subside. But I…

I’ll See You At The Market!

The day I would have published this post, after several days working to complete it (new baby chaos), was the day a person walked into King Soopers in my college town of Boulder and home state of Colorado and shot ten people dead. I’m heartbroken for my friends who were in the parking lot, who…

My Beautiful Boy

Today we say goodbye to our beautiful boy Sawdust Romeo. Thirteen and a half years ago he was delivered to us in Connecticut from Indianapolis by a rescue who specialized in relocating labs from the Midwest to the Northeast where we lived in Waltham, Massachusetts. We had just moved there from Los Angeles. My first…

Herbs & Your Garden

The herbs I cook with the most grow in my garden. It saves money. They taste better, and I can harvest them fresh any time I want.