“For those of you tired of hearing about racism, imagine how much more tired WE are of constantly experiencing it.” – Barbara Smith This blog adds context to another – What Makes Me Happy – Southern Cuisine – in which … Continue reading Collard Greens & Fried Chicken – Great Pairings or Racial Slur?
“Southerners know you can’t be considered a serious Southern cook if you don’t know how to make peach cobbler.”— Trisha Yearwood Eating southern cooking makes me happy. Down-home cooking. Soul food. Southern cooking. Comfort food. Southern cuisine. I use these … Continue reading What Makes me Happy? – Southern Cuisine
“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” ~ Abraham Lincoln I pride myself in knowing the major observances – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day, National Public Health Week, Pride Month and … Continue reading National Read a Book Day – 2018
“The Pacific Crest Trail wasn’t a world to me then. It was an idea, vague and outlandish, full of promise and mystery.” ~ Cheryl Strayed Wild – From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. I … Continue reading Pacific Crest Trail – King County, WA
Dog Companionship – A Brief History I am a dog lover. My spouse Larry is a dog lover. Even my mother – who once and probably still believes certain mangy mutts belong outside – loves our Zeke and Coco. During … Continue reading National Dog Day 2018
With the advent of weisure – work + leisure – many a professional employer worth the feel-good stationary on which its name is glossily printed, understands the liabilities oozing from burnout stricken employees. We employees are replaceable, knows everyone who … Continue reading Burnout – Health Buster & Career Ender