Whether you are hoping to minimize your wardrobe or just pare down the excess, here are 4 benefits of owning fewer clothes. You just might be surprised at how liberating it is.
First Snow First snow, soft and deep. Boughs bending under the weight. Wonderland arrived.
Everyone knows that public WiFi isn’t safe, but sometimes using it is unavoidable. If you must use the WiFi at Starbucks, your hotel or the airport here are some precautions to consider.
This delicious creamy artichoke spinach pasta is easy to make and a hit any day of the week. Add a salad and a fresh loaf of vegan bread. It’s a simple meal to impress any […]
Happy Thanksgiving Make merry my heart, I am full of thanksgiving For these given days. Friends and family, Gathered together in love. Blessed beyond measure.
There is a kind of flame in Crete – let us call it “soul” – something more powerful than either life or death. There is pride, obstinacy, valor, and together with these something else inexpressible […]
Photo courtesy of J Cramer
When traveling, especially to another country, we all have habits, tendencies, and expectations that may not line up with the culture of our destination. Some may lead to a harmless faux pas while others highlight […]
Feast He is her ripe fruit, She is his only lover. Feast for each other.
Here’s a little shout out to my favorite veterans, my dad, brothers and currently deployed nephews… and all of the others who have sacrificed for our families and country. Here are 11 places veterans can enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day.
Exotic cities, cultures apart, With minarets, mosques, and prayers to start. Meleke terraces, blue pools, and sand Groomed and tended by a skilled gardener’s hands. Textiles and spices spill from the souks, Networks of alleyways, […]
‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin spice. Just because you are a vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some pumpkin spice of your own. Here is a pumpkin spice ice cream that is delicious, […]
Flying for Food The cool autumn wind Carrying ruffling grey feathers, Hawks hunting rabbits.
Milan is a beautiful city steeped in rich history. The marks of an ancient culture live side by side a bustling modern Milan. Here is a list of 10 budget-friendly things you shouldn’t miss in Milan, Italy.
Being a mom of a daughter with Asperger’s is hard– really hard. Every day presents new challenges. I discover new speed bumps and potholes in daily living. Sometimes I spend an abundance of time racking my brain to come up with new creative coping skills…
Arachnid Look how fine she spins And wins the fight between Fine food and fodder. Photo credit J Cramer
Gavreel He was fragile, fearful and fatigued. She was calm, cool and comforting. He had always been very good at hiding, She had always been very good at seeking. He was a good man, she […]
Sure the nomadic life is the ultimate lifestyle. However, it comes with a few ugly truths most don’t take the time to consider. These 10 truths about traveling can make or break trips, or even worse, stop you before you even get out of the gate.
Dahlias Delightful Dahlias, Dazzling depths of dark orange, Dandy and Dashing.
While this isn’t my usual genre, I was asked to write an article for Whidbey Life Magazine about Whidbey Island’s only tool sharpeners. It was an interesting assignment and I enjoyed my time with the […]
If you have set a goal to take control of your finances, get out of debt and start saving, 2019 is your year. As 2018 draws to a close, consider the following tips to cultivate […]