Category Archives: Delicious dishes

Despite Covid, life goes on, and I have news.

Here we thought we were getting the best of Covid, and along comes Delta and Mu. Three of my writer’s groups planned to do in-person meetings in September, but now only one is brave (or should I say fool-hardy) enough … Continue reading

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“Summertime and the Livin’ Is Easy”

That song by George Gershwin is the first one I learned as a member of my high school choir. He wrote it the year I was born for his opera “Porgy and Bess.” A Google search brought me Ella Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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Taekwando black belt test

My daughter, Helen Williamson Elliott, a psychologist, has devoted herself to practicing and teaching TaeKwondo for many years. During the last year she has faithfully trained for her seventh black belt test. My husband and I drove about ninety miles … Continue reading

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“Summertime and the Livin’ Is Easy”

That song by George Gershwin is the first one I learned as a member of my high school choir. He wrote it the year I was born for his opera “Porgy and Bess.” A Google search brought me Ella Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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Queen Nefertari’s Egypt

Queen Nefertari was the favorite wife of Pharaoh Ramses II. During 1539- 1075 BCE, Egyptian civilization was at its height. Women were considered equal to men. They could own property and own businesses. However, pharaoh’s wives, concubines, and daughters lived … Continue reading

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Brrr, it was cold, inside and out

When my husband woke me at in the middle of the night, I looked at my digital clock, and it was dark. “It’s 3:00 a.m.,” he said. “The electricity’s out, and it’s cold in the house.” He added a comforter … Continue reading

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The Languages of Love

Everyone wants love. With Valentine’s Day coming soon, I’m reminded of Gary Chapman’s book, The 5 Love Languages, Singles Edition. Each person in a relationship is different when it comes to what makes him or her feel loved. Do you … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Brownies

Christmas and New Years Day celebrations were full of good cheer and good food. Perhaps, like me, you picked up a few pounds. But baked chicken, lettuce, and hard-boiled eggs aren’t enough to satisfy you. How about a brownie recipe … Continue reading

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New Book

Forgotten Princess, Book 3 of the Cordillera Royals was released on December 1st. Watch for Holiday with a Royal, Book 4 of the Cordillera Royals coming soon. I don’t look like anyone in my family. Could I have been adopted … Continue reading

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A different way to celebrate Halloween

As usual, I set out my straw dolls and filled a bowl with wrapped candy. I live on a busy street, and only one kid, the boy next door, showed up. The next day, my husband and I set out … Continue reading

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