Archive | October, 2014

Three things I won’t say…

My oldest child turned 19 today. Crazy. Officially an adult. As I slathered extra moisturizing cream on my face this morning, I allowed myself to drift back. He was in kindergarten, around this time of year. I went to his classroom for a parent/teacher interview. As we toured the class, I noticed an ‘art’ project […]

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The secret to chowder success!

 Psst…C’mere. I have a secret for you! After spending all afternoon judging a seafood chowder competition and quizzing all of the chef’s at length, I now KNOW the real deal behind a successful seafood chowder. It isn’t what you’d think. Nope, not a secret ingredient. It isn’t a tricky technique. This may shock you my […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.