Mnemosyne & Me
my heart does break
as laureate aches
her illness will not silence
write from the heart
a message does spark 
conquer with keen definace

my heart does break

as laureate aches

her illness will not silence

write from the heart

a message does spark 

conquer with keen definace

cmashoc:

Roasted Chile & Corn Soup with Farmer’s Cheese
Christmas Present: Williams-Sonoma SOUP of the DAY 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year
Immersion Blender brings this creamy soup to life!

cmashoc:

Roasted Chile & Corn Soup with Farmer’s Cheese

Christmas Present: Williams-Sonoma SOUP of the DAY 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year

Immersion Blender brings this creamy soup to life!

Roasted Chile & Corn Soup with Farmer’s Cheese
Christmas Present: Williams-Sonoma SOUP of the DAY 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year
Immersion Blender brings this creamy soup to life!

Roasted Chile & Corn Soup with Farmer’s Cheese

Christmas Present: Williams-Sonoma SOUP of the DAY 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year

Immersion Blender brings this creamy soup to life!

A winter solstice miracle!

A winter solstice miracle!

This could be your miracle of the day. It is mine. Honesty, advice, inspiration in a world of ENTITLEMENT. 

While quite saddened by the removal and loss of our Apricot tree to a deadly disease and bracket conk fungus, this opened my eyes to a view with endless possibilities!

While quite saddened by the removal and loss of our Apricot tree to a deadly disease and bracket conk fungus, this opened my eyes to a view with endless possibilities!

A bird in the bush signals an available parking space. ~ Christmas shopping, The Lab December 2013

A bird in the bush signals an available parking space. ~ Christmas shopping, The Lab December 2013

The presence of absence is a double edged sword; it both ignites the fire within the soul and paralyzes the pen in hand.

The presence of absence is a double edged sword; it both ignites the fire within the soul and paralyzes the pen in hand.

Scarecrow Contest in Costa Mesa

Bulls-eye:
(Driving home from dinner)
Husband: Drop me off at Target. I need to pick a few things up from the store and then I will walk home.
Wife  to son: Drop me off with your dad and we’ll walk home together.
21 year old son: I don’t have anything going on tonight. I’ll go with the two of you.
(2 hours later, son foraging in the kitchen): It’s great when the family can have such good fun just shopping together at Target.

Bulls-eye:

(Driving home from dinner)

Husband: Drop me off at Target. I need to pick a few things up from the store and then I will walk home.

Wife  to son: Drop me off with your dad and we’ll walk home together.

21 year old son: I don’t have anything going on tonight. I’ll go with the two of you.


(2 hours later, son foraging in the kitchen): It’s great when the family can have such good fun just shopping together at Target.