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Giving Thanks

So much for trying to do two posts a month.  Didn’t come close.  But I have a good excuse.  My little boy arrived early on November 3!  We are very blessed this year and have so much to be thankful for this holiday. Of course, I won’t be having much time to fill you in…

The Year In Food Politics

Good thing I didn’t make any resolutions this year!  We’re almost a full month into 2016, and this is my first post of the new year.  With the holidays, family visits, a trip to Grand Cayman and then work obligations, I’ve barely had a chance to clean up the needles from my tree, let alone…

Missing My Favorite Distraction

Been dealing with the job that pays the bills [a big trial – SEC v. Tourre for anyone in the know] for the last 2 weeks (and not done yet).  Barely had time to pick up my CSA! Sorry my posts are delinquent, but they are forthcoming.  Good ideas for collard greens and corn for…

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Exploring Belize

As you enter the airport, t-shirts adorned with sayings such as “You Better Belize It!” and “Don’t Stop Belizing!” hang from shop windows.  But a visit to this Central American country is anything but generic.  With beaches and sea life inhabiting the barrier reefs, rainforests and jungles hiding Mayan ruins, and pine forests with stunning…

An Adventure In Antigua

How is it the second Thursday of the month (year!) already???  Time is flying by and that also means it’s almost my birthday (a day I usually am loathe to celebrate- sorry to you people who love your birthdays).  But with it being near the MLK holiday in the US, usually I get a built-in…

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Breathtaking Budapest

For October’s travel post, I’m taking you on a journey to the charming castle-filled city of Budapest, which I fell in love with over a weekend.  This is a perfect time of year to visit, when the crowds are gone and a hearty bowl of goulash can keep you warm. The Danube divides the capital…