What I did this summer

What I did this summer

The summer of 2014 is at an end. In Colorado it was a wet one. The garden did well this year. I kept up with the produce but I invited neighbors and friends to stop and “shop” as well. Joy said this was better than the grocery store because she could come in her nightgown. The food … Continue reading

My favorite things Australia

My favorite things Australia

My husband and I returned from Australia about 100 days ago. We jumped back into the stress of work upon our return. Lucky for us, the house was clean and work tasks were addressed so the re-entry shock was minimal. After the lovely sunshine of Australia we returned to a Mother’s Day snowstorm and a rainy … Continue reading

Australian coffee and tea chronicles

Australian coffee and tea chronicles

My husband and I spent two weeks visiting our son who lives in Australia. Our last visit to Australia was 27 years ago when I was about my son’s age. Love the big hair, eh-yea? The food and drink were wonderful, never had a bad meal. Coffee and tea were available everywhere. The Australians love their coffee, … Continue reading

Spring Green

Spring Green

I spent the past week in the snowy mountains. Upon returning home the trees have burst out with flowers, shoots of grass have sprouted, and the sun has warmed the earth.  I’m feeling green. The color of spring. Two months ago for the tea party I made goodie bags with Matcha green tea. I started drinking it … Continue reading