Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Dawning of the Age of Asparagus

March 28, 2013Leave a comment

It’s difficult to be patient. More than ever, we know what we want and we want it now. Right now! I’m not just talking about the children. Thanks to technology, there is little we must wait for. Need new shoes? They’ll be at your door tomorrow with a few clicks. Want to hear that catchy song you keep humming? Bam. For $1.29 it can be yours to play in an endless loop. No more going to stores. No more taping hours of bad radio programming hoping to catch the song of the moment (you know you used to do it too!). Continue reading ›

Spring Holiday Traditions

March 21, 20136 Comments

When I was growing up, Sunday mornings were for church. I loved putting on a dress with a full skirt and wide sash, and patent leather Mary Janes. I would stand in the kitchen in front of the oven to look at the reflection of my lower half in the glass door. I might even “tap dance” a bit to hear the click-click-click of my shoes on the hard tile floor, watching my feet shuffle to a beat present only in my head. Continue reading ›

Rainbow Connection

March 14, 20134 Comments

You know what I like best about St. Patrick’s Day? I’ll give you three guesses. Continue reading ›

Who Are You Calling a Foodie?

March 08, 201320 Comments

There are a few misperceptions swirling about. It’s possible I’ve perpetuated them. But I don’t think so. They have popped up in casual conversations or revealed themselves in emails and comments from kind, lovely readers like you. A few of them have given me a good giggle. Some have come in the way of playground confessionals. Today I’ll dispel these myths so we’re all clear. Okay? Continue reading ›

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