Brain buzz

I adore Easter! If pressed I would call it my favorite holiday; nothing but fresh green newness, forgiveness, sweet ham , chocolate bunnies, and hunting eggs in your pajamas. Mom always made holidays magical and Easter rivaled Christmas in my eyes. The anticipation of what the...

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...

Petered out "I am sorry to say that Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed, and made some camomile tea; and she gave a dose of it to Peter! One table-spoonful to be taken at bed-time." These fresh little yellow flowers...

When you travel light you can stash miniature bowls and come home with tiny treasures. But look at the potential of tiny! When you toast up that garlic but want it out of the oil before you add your mirepoix. When you need to pinch something, like...

10:00, or there about, you can take it into 5th gear, over drive, rev it up  and focus down! I never really drank coffee but for a cheap thrill and if I was a tad hungover and needed to talk.  Early on coffee was a...