100 Word Challenge: Guilt

100 Word Challenge: Guilt

I had this whole post planned. I was going to congratulate all last week’s participants and say how great their submissions were, especially since I stifled them with the prohibition of using the letter D. They all wrote seamlessly. If you didn’t know they couldn't use that letter, you would not have missed it. Then… something happened [...]

I’ll stand with you

I’ll stand with you

This week has been a shameful “Come to Jesus” time for me. With the changing of the U.S. presidency, a harsh truth became too obvious to rationalize as not as bad as news reports say. We are a nation where it is dangerous to be a Person of Color, a member of the LGBTQA community, [...]

100 Word Challenge: Wine

100 Word Challenge: Wine

For the past few years, a friend and I have attended monthly wine pairing dinners hosted by a local chef/owner of a boutique kitchen shop. During the dinner, the host prepares a three-course meal and a different wine is paired with each course. I have learned about “terrior” and “umani.” I’ve tasted wines from every region of [...]

100 Word Challenge: Clan

100 Word Challenge: Clan

Yesterday was Tuesday. Taco Tuesday to be more precise, and of secondary importance, my birthday. Midway through my birthday week, and it is progressing nicely. On Saturday, my daughter and I went to a Bloody Mary Festival where the garnishes were as important as the libation. On Sunday we went to an art show where [...]