I have been 1.8th of the way to the moon —

I admit it. I hate to fly. There. I said it. I am a wuss. And now I’ve said that too …

Holding on to Paris with Humphrey Bogart

“We’ll always have Paris.” ― Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine, Casablanca Versailles. Arc de Triomphe. The Eiffel Tower. When I was in grade school these were a few of the places I dreamt about visiting. Fortunate to attend a small, private school where learning the French language was an everyday part of the curriculum, I…

There will be no recipe sharing in my biography – 

 It’s funny how some people like to talk about themselves and others don’t. I mean just poke around the blogosphere long enough and you’re bound to land on of those blogs where someone’s always complaining about their boss, crowing about some newfangled recipe they made for dinner last night (usually just another way to make…