it certainly is windy in port alice. i like to haunt my stoop, and wait for a big gust to challenge my resolve in staying upright. one will come, and i get a little unsteady, and then i throw my arms out to catch my balance. i wonder when i learned to catch my self….

easter

easter blessings to all ~ v

memories ~

today i am making mexican food ~ it never fails to bring back so many memories of when i was a little girl, growing up in Santa Fe, then Tucumcari… oh, the tastes and smells and passions passed along from hand to hand, heart to stomach ~ when we had our holiday parties and get…

pesto and more

last night, I had the pleasure and honor to be surrounded by some AMXSing people; no, this is not a typo… the spouses of  RAF Lakenheath’s 48th AMXS are amazing. countless hours are given to others in need, children’s parties are planned and executed without a hitch, meals prepared for the sick, and a most…

let them eat cake ~

My son sent me the following recipe ~ yes, my son… he may have found a replacement for his German Chocolate Cake addiction! Happy Friday ~ v Mama Joan’s 5-day Coconut Cake For the Icing: *2 pkg. (total 12oz) frozen coconut, just regular sweetened (bagged) coconut will work as well *2 cups sugar *2 cartons…

inspiration

A friend shared this recently ~ good enough to pass along to you… what will you choose to see? happy days, my friends ~ v   A friend came over the other day and while she was at my house, she used the bathroom. Later, I mentioned that a book I’m reading about cleaning and…

words to live by ~

  A wonderful young lady had this posted yesterday ~ something about it moved me.   thanks, Hannah!     ‎”Laugh until the pain is far behind you, sing until a new song has begun..”  Shelby Cook