Gluten Free: Two Words I Never Thought I’d Say

February 2015 was not my favorite month of all time. On Wednesday the 25th my car got totaled when a young woman rear-ended my car going 40 while I was at a dead stop waiting to make a turn. What’s even worse is that I was waiting to turn into my own driveway. Not cool.… Continue reading Gluten Free: Two Words I Never Thought I’d Say

The Unsung Hero of My Kitchen: Bay Leaf

Stuffing a bird or making a pot roast this holiday season? Make sure you put a bay leaf in it! Daily Prompt: We all have our semi-secret, less-known personal favorites — a great B-side, an early work by an artist that later became famous, an obscure (but delicious) family recipe. Share one of your unsung… Continue reading The Unsung Hero of My Kitchen: Bay Leaf

I Do

My mother and I have differing views on soup. To me, soup means broth with savory bits floating in it. To my mother, soup is a near-solid: an aggregate of vegetables and meat. Broth? Who needs it?

Obsessions y Compulsions

As I’ve said before, I am a ruminator. I think about the same things over and over and over again. In some instances this is really unhealthy and causes me to freak out and defeat myself with repetitive negative thought patterns. In less serious instances, my single-mindedness just leads me to become obsessed with things… Continue reading Obsessions y Compulsions