Musings

There’s Always Room for J-E-L-L-O

There’s Always Room for J-E-L-L-O

Do Not Laugh.  Yes, this is a recipe for jello, not the boxed Jello you made with your mom when you were a kid (your job-pour the contents into a big bowl), oh no. The Asian version of Jello, Almond Jello. So good, it brings a whole […]

Nash-Ville Nash-Ville, My Kinda Town

Nash-Ville Nash-Ville, My Kinda Town

Oh, the places you’ll go, the places you’ll see, the places you’ll eat ….put Nashville on your bucket list of cities to visit!  To add to my previous visit to Nashville!     SOME MIGHTY FINE BRISKET AT MARTINS in 12 South       […]

Music City, Not Just About the Eats

Music City, Not Just About the Eats

Our trip to Vanderbilt for Family Weekend 2016 was more about hanging out with the kid and his classmates.  We made it to campus only once (family weekend is really for the freshman parents, lol) and that was for Vanderbilt’s program Strong Inside: Storytelling, Music […]

Heartsick for Houston

Heartsick for Houston

As you all know Jamie goes to Rice University in Houston. I remember when she first told me she was applying there. What? Where? TEXAS? NOOOO. My diabolical plan to dissuade her involved visiting the campus in the middle of July. It didn’t work. She […]

Eat, Sweat, Love Atlanta Part 2

Eat, Sweat, Love Atlanta Part 2

Despite what it may look like, we did more than eat our way through Atlanta. Not to say we didn’t try but Atlanta has much more to offer than just good eats. Like many of the cities in the South Atlanta played a pivotal role […]

Eat, Sweat, Love Atlanta Part 1

Eat, Sweat, Love Atlanta Part 1

Jamie is working in Atlanta for the summer so we packed our bags and headed out to see her and visit yet another great city in the South. We booked an AirBnB in downtown Atlanta, 6 eagerly anticipated vacation days…that is until we glanced at […]

Life’s Trials

Life’s Trials

Like a mother hen I have watched the young pharmacists I work with grow and develop both personally and professionally.  They are intelligent, compassionate and dedicated, a joy to work with-I think of them as a second family, my work kids.  When my own children […]

Finding Dorie (Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies)

Finding Dorie (Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies)

Rock and rollers, Tom Cruise, that Bieber Kid, they all have their groupies.   I am a Dorie groupie.  Yep, not ashamed to admit it. Dorie is the bomb. Are you wondering-who?  Not that hilarious little blue fish in Finding Nemo? No.  “You mean Ellen DeGeneres […]

Caldo Verde: Post-Election Comfort Food

Caldo Verde: Post-Election Comfort Food

This week called for a very large helping of comfort and kindness.  Something to soothe our frazzled nerves and temper our anxiety and fear.  I know I could use some.  I have half a mind to jump on a plane and go hug my kids. […]