Amidst the daily flurry of duties and obligations – there is a breath. A single breath, one which I remember to take and suddenly my own consciousness comes back to me. Some days I move completely on auto-pilot. I go through my motions and forget that though meaning doesn’t have to fill my every action, it does happen to fill most. Continue reading
Southern summers are…complicated.
For a large part, summers in the South are picturesque, sunny, and warm. If you’ve ever seen a Nicholas Sparks movie, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
However, there is a dark side. An ominous side. The humidity. Continue reading
In my life, my food obsession is synonymous with entertaining. As someone who works three jobs, tends to our lovely animals, and attempts to have a social life – entertaining with food can be overwhelming, exhausting, and downright hectic at times. However, regardless of how much money I spend, all the energy I exert, and the countless hours I use up concocting new meals to try on loved ones – the practice is therapeutic somehow.
The three-day Memorial weekend has come and gone and left me wondering about all the foods we enjoy on such patriotic holidays.
There always seems to be burgers and hot dogs and, for me, there is pie.
Pie is imperative.
Pie. Continue reading