Greece – listening to Aphrodite

Greece – listening to Aphrodite

Greece. One simple word and your mind is filled with a kaleidoscope of blues and white, soft seas, honest food and, sadly, strife. Ralph and I waffled as to whether or not we should come this year due to the … Continue reading

during the pauses we cook

during the pauses we cook

Words pour, life, work, dreams and fears articulated sometimes mumbled, unfiltered from her. She has a lot to say and we only have two days. During the pauses, we cook. She likes me in her kitchen using her stuff. Cooking … Continue reading

the wedding day

the wedding day

While we were waiting to have our hair done, Mom asked Meggie if she was nervous. Meg looked up from the magazine she was reading, her face beaming and said, “Nan, I’m gonna run up that aisle – I can’t … Continue reading

a note from the bride

a note from the bride

Theo and I never do things or start important events in our life the way you are “supposed to”. We tend to always have a story or an interesting twist to each significant moment in our lives together. I am … Continue reading

my grandmother Chase

my grandmother Chase

Having young parents often means having young grandparents. Mom was eighteen when I was born. For much of my childhood, I enjoyed both grandmothers and grandfathers and three great grandmothers. I loved the reaction I would get from people when … Continue reading

roasted chicken

roasted chicken

One meal that satisfies some nostalgic longing buried deep in my soul is roasted chicken. Knowing that I’ll be cooking a chicken for supper will actually keep me in a good mood all day. I can’t believe I just wrote that … Continue reading