What’s your funniest cooking failure? I’ll never forget my first cooking failure as a newlywed – 41-plus years ago. My husband Greg attehded Bible college and worked nights. He and one of the guys from the college worked at the same company. Since we lived close to the job, he arranged to have his friend come to our apartment one night for their dinner break. I liked to cook but didn’t have that much experience yet. I don’t remember anything about the meal except that there were vegetables and baked chicken. Greg and his friend came in for their dinner break, and I had theRead More →

Last weekend I attended a mini retreat for writers and bloggers. It was held at a desert ranch, a quiet place to think, take photos, listen to birds, and write.What is your description of a retreat? Quiet place, a chance to do things you don’t usually have time for, or what comes to your mind? The three-day event inspired us to write. We grilled. Ate. Wrote. Three of us were food bloggers. But we didn’t blog. No wifi – no blogging. Instead, we had fun with words, poetry, allowing nature to inspire us. A retreat away from deadlines and computers. I guess you can tell,Read More →