The Versatile Blogger Award

What a blessing to have woken up to a note from  MARVELLINE MARVELS, who stumbled upon my blog this morning and nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award. It is such a blessing to be recognized and honored by one’s peers. I learn so much from other bloggers and I pray that the meditations ofContinue reading “The Versatile Blogger Award”


I always love it when my friends call me and tell me they found someone who thinks the same way I do about food and cooking. Recently, this came about in a video someone shared with me about how to cut an onion. What Cynthia Lair, the speaker in this video, discussed was not so muchContinue reading “BEING PRESENT”

Song of the Weekl

I am not sure we have ever selected a classical piece for Song of the Week. However, Beethoven’s 6th symphony seems to be an exercise in being present. Each movement is a present moment distinct in its sounds, moods, and gifts to the listerner. The composer uses recurring melodic themes to convey the sense ofContinue reading “Song of the Weekl”