Five Interesting Things For This Friday

I didn’t realize it was Friday today, until I needed to do a task for work that was slotted for Friday reporting. How time flies. We are mid-October and the holiday season is much closer than we are probably ready for. But today is for a few interesting topics I want to share  – to […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Roasted Squash-ghetti

I bought my first squash over the weekend for this season knowing exactly the meal to make. My version is simple – ground Italian chicken sausage, corn kernels, shredded Parmesan cheese, fresh cut cilantro, naturally the squash cut in half, and broiled…and voila the simplest and easiest dinner your family is guaranteed to love. But […]

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Looking Forward to October

The first day of the month, and only 90 days to the end of the year. But no worries, October is a month I look forward to, especially after the sluggishness and the unmotivated I felt by the end of August, and all throughout September. To me, October is the month to shed all the […]

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Why Treating Yourself Is A Wonderful Idea

I haven’t shopped much this year, thinking I already have all that I need in my efforts to downsize and live a simpler life. But, sometimes, one has to simply treat themselves to the smallest of things, to elevate the otherwise bleakest of emotions surfacing during this time of year. For that very reason, I […]

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Interesting Finds From Around the World

This week has been a bit off, thinking today is Wednesday, when it is really Thursday. Not to mention the fact, the days are getting shorter and in San Francisco too gloomy for this time of the year. But, we strive on, and shift our focus on the positive or fun facts to keep us […]

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Food: Baking a Pie Today

A lazy holiday today has me a bit off-balance, in that I flew back from a short trip up north and now find myself doing a bit of tiding up around the house, and the need to bake something. Perhaps my Fall/Autumn radar is up. But while killing time at coffee shop bookstore yesterday waiting […]

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Culture: Some Things Are Good To Know

Old news, or made up news are daunting on any given day and more so on a Sunday. But a read about trivia may actually expand your horizons and aid in wonderful ‘over drinks’ conversation. {featured image source} What’s got you intrigued?

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Culture: Let’s Talk Entertainment

There is much buzz about shows, films and simple entertainment news, which sometimes is a fun topic to discuss and exchange opinions about – and so here is mine – about… In Comedy Tune In Period Series For This Fall Upcoming Movies from Books have you read the books?   What are you looking forward to? […]

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Food: Apricots and Chamomile Panna Cotta

Two separate recipes I found here, reminding me of my childhood indeed. The sad thing is I hardly remember much of my past, until I see something online and BAM! It all comes back, like how to preserve apricots and chamomile Panna Cotta with cherries –  that’s all I’m saying. Do you watch the Hallmark […]

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Summer Swimsuits and Sunscreens and Oh That Hat

Summer is in full swing – and I am planning a getaway for a few days, to celebrate, or better yet to reflect upon a few upcoming challenges, and how to best proceed. I do this a lot, where I need a week or so to simply disconnect from the day to day and regroup […]

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