Archive | March 2015

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WHAT WILL I REMEMBER?


What will I remember when I get old; when now becomes then? Will it be something from the rarefied past, cleansed of impurities and less dense? Once I had the self-assurance of the very young. Now I realize that everyone looks better in the rear view mirror, and no one is very different from anyone […]

AMAZING GRAZING~~~~Chicken and Pea Enchiladas


This time of year we sweep the patio, bring out a few more tables, make sure the outdoor lights work, drag a few more umbrellas out of the shed, polish up the bar and hope it doesn’t rain. I think Spring is finally here. With all the warm weather we’ve been having, who can tell? […]

ROAD MARKER 28


There was a wide space which let the errant ocean flow into the shore between rocks which had delayed its progress for a thousand years or more. The small sandy beach which was its destination continued deep into a sheltered cave of rock, forming a secret hideaway. This was our private picnic spot, unknown to […]

ONE LUMP OR TWO?


I see the sunlight dripping through the small kitchen window over the sink, leaving puddles of yellow light across the linoleum floor. We ate breakfast at the wood table in the large old kitchen of my Grandmother’s home in Long Beach. It had a drawer where the kitchen silver was kept which always seemed a […]

CALIFORNIA GIRL


“Wrapped in Love” stoneware sculpture by kayti sweetland rasmussen CALIFORNIA GIRL I’ve looked around a town or two And I’ve wandered through the world, But I’ve never met the equal of A California Girl. She seems a little softer, Her laugh is more serene. She talks a little slower And finds the time to dream. […]

A LIFE DELAYED


There was a time when all we had to worry about was the next biology test, Friday night’s date, and getting your Dad’s car back home unscathed. We never thought about drugs; cocaine and marijuana may have been around in some dark quarters, used by loser kids, but the designer drugs hadn’t been invented as […]

AMAZING GRAZING~~~~Red Flannel Hash

AMAZING GRAZING~~~~Red Flannel Hash


Some people cook corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day. I’m one of them, although I don’t know why. It’s the only time of year I buy it and other than the first day dinner, it makes lovely sandwiches, and of course, hash. On this St. Patricks’s Day, Dr. Advice showed up early wearing something green. […]