the Book of Daniel

the Book of Daniel

I took a blank paged book to Africa, to write in everyday impressions, facts, experiences. It’s a habit that we gleaned from my parents, the intrepid travelers we impersonate. We noticed that they recalled each of their trips in vibrant details, complete with...
Lawyer Up

Lawyer Up

As you may recall I am a process-oriented person, not a product-oriented person. So it was not what happened, but how it happened that shook me to my core. I was seated in my car, just a few minutes before 5:00 on a week day, stashing the dry cleaning receipt in the...
Dream Saver

Dream Saver

I have a nighttime talent that goes beyond sleep and sex: I awaken whenever dreams go awry with malicious, malevolent content. Seriously. The nightmares are  infrequent, thank goodness, for the villains are vibrantly real, the faces fully recognizable – and, if...
Life as the Wheel of Fortune

Life as the Wheel of Fortune

I made several attempts to post this sign so that all of the message words showed, but the edges remained clipped. I’ve decided to post it as is…for isn’t this an apt depiction of daily life?!! We seldom are able to read all of the signs fully,...
I used to ski, but never naked

I used to ski, but never naked

Recipe: Knock You Naked Brownies Prep Time: 15 Minutes  |  Cook Time: 23 Minutes  |  Difficulty: Easy  |  Servings: 12 Ingredients 1 box (18.5 Ounce) German Chocolate Cake Mix 1 cup finely chopped Pecans 1/3 cup Evaporated Milk 1/2 cup Evaporated Milk (additional) 1/2...