Author: ml

As you sit in the cafe, just a step away from the river of humanity but a world away at your little table with a perfect taza of biting and sweet espresso, you are refreshed. As you fall farther from the concerns of the pull...

Normally a 10:00 a.m. coffee break is what keeps the day on point. However, sometimes, espresso in the afternoon lifts ones spirits. And sometimes, whats wrong with a little caramel ice cream on the side? Talk about lifting your spirits!! Now, go cure something, dig a garden, finish that...

I promised you that a handsome meatloaf would be made devastatingly delicious if you topped it with my smoked tomato jam. You would swoon if a fork was handy. This little morsel of meatloaf I made with, of course, bacon, and a ring of venison sausage from...

" The purl of the water shimmered on the great mammals tail as it slipped into the crystal blue symphony of blue" I am a water baby. Anytime I can put my toes in water I will. This piece was inspired by my longing to find a...

When you need to bring that perfect hostess gift, don't forget her loyal companion. The hound that stays on guard to vacuum up any unsightly spills and crumbs that may haveĀ  hit the floor deserves a thank you. When your noble beast gazes at you with those...

Spring and Summer on the farm meant that we all pulled together to gather the harvest and get hay in the barn before one of those random Texas thunder storms rolled into town. We worked. Eventually Mom would announce that we needed to make a run into...

Now say, dipped in chocolate, rolled in toasted nuts and currants, sprinkled with gray salt. Now say yu-um! If you think deconstructed mole and all the spicy sweet , Mariachi in your mouth fun it brings , you would be right. You can't tell me that...

This happy couple I found in the parking lot at a mega gas/cleanrestroom/walkthepup/allyoucaneatjerky stops on one of my jaunts about Texas. No surprise that someone who is hauling around their beloved tractor was also as friendly as his buddy in tow. Richard here was taking his 1943...