100 Word Challenge: Mule

100 Word Challenge: Mule

For the past three days I have been at death’s door - not exactly, but I did have the migraine from hell and as a result have felt like shit warmed over - bed-ridden, aspirin-popping, Alka-Seltzer chewing, ginger ale swilling, saltines munching, head-throbbing, stomach roiling sick. I blame some questionable chicken salad. Suffice it to [...]

Spaghetti squash

Spaghetti squash

I had an unproductive weekend. I didn’t feel quite right, and stayed in my pjs for three days. Mostly sitting on the couch, sometimes reading, sometimes watching TV, sometimes crocheting, but I mostly noshed on things I shouldn’t have. Monday was a new day. Still miserable weather outside, but I felt a little better. Showered, [...]

Toasty warm

Toasty warm

I called my parents this morning - a courtesy check since they are both living in the midst of Snow-magedon 2015. My mother and her husband were without power, but because their home is plumbed with propane, they had heat; city water gave them the means to shower and wash dishes. Mom told me they [...]

Bulgogi

Bulgogi

Over the years, I have been fortunate to make friends with some wonderful Korean women. And just like southern American women, southern Korean women love to cook. (I'll have to tell you all some day about learning how to make sushi with Spam.) Under their tutelage, I developed a taste for kim chee and a [...]

Pity party cookies

Pity party cookies

I was feeling sorry for myself because I will be alone on the Hallmark Made-up Holiday Saturday, so I made myself some cookies. (They had pineapple and bananas, and gluten-free oatmeal, so they're good for me... right?) The menfolk are on a mission over the weekend. A trip they are taking with my blessing. Still, even if I reject [...]