Thankful On This Day

Life is uncertain and full of fear and tension in these troubling times. I’m troubled and afraid, but thankful. Thankful for my family, my home, my job. Thankful for my health, the people in the world who selflessly do good works for others. Thankful that there is beauty amidst the anguish and ugliness. So yes, … More Thankful On This Day

Free Museum Tickets for September 24, 2016 – Thanks Smithsonian Magazine!

Do you love to lose yourself in the wonders of a museum? There are so many, large and small, that suck us in and let us lose ourselves in historical wonder, be it textile, technology, farming, or rocks. They’re all wondrous, interesting and amazing. One museum I would visit every few years was the Rosicrucian … More Free Museum Tickets for September 24, 2016 – Thanks Smithsonian Magazine!

Labor Day Salute

We still have a long way to go in the realm of labor and associated laws, but I’d like to salute those who came before me, who worked tirelessly to demolish child labor, unsafe working conditions, disparity in wages, and a slew of other issues they addressed and fought hard for. Hats off to Oregon … More Labor Day Salute

Welsh Pecan Bread

Nothing feeds the soul quite like good food and fabulous friends. The aroma of whatever magic you’re creating in your kitchen will seduce you with its mouth-watering goodness, and you’ll all revel in the love of food, friends, and family. Are you ready to cook up something delish? Try your hand at the recipe below … More Welsh Pecan Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Nothing feeds the soul quite like good food and fabulous friends. The aroma of whatever magic you’re creating in your kitchen will seduce you with its mouth-watering goodness, and you’ll all revel in the love of food, friends, and family. Are you ready to cook up something delish? Try your hand at the first recipe … More Banana Nut Bread