(Oh look, my post ideas for May list suggests I comment on an article in the news - I can do that!) From Wikipedia: Of course, it is my humble opinion that this map will look it's finest when it is entirely navy blue, but until then...this has been a pretty good... Continue Reading →
Where do you take your cell phone?
During my often adventurous travels around Indiana last week, the mom I was riding with and I stopped at a Panera for lunch. As I got up to go to the bathroom, I left my purse with my cell phone in it, at the table with my companion. The lady who charged in front of... Continue Reading →
Santa Ana winds – Beauty and the Beast
A rare 2nd time in the month of May - the winds shift from coming off the ocean in the west bringing moisture and cool air to blowing in from the desert through the mountain canyons at the east. Hot, dry and extremely gusty. It brings temps as high as 90 right at the ocean... Continue Reading →
Mud Grant Channels His Inner Tina Turner
If this doesn’t make you smile on a Monday, I just don’t know what will:
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Start the day with a 4.7 mile run that includes conquering Torrey Pines hill. Follow up the run with a nice Frappucino and a couple of beers along with a BBQ lunch prepared by the boys for my parents and I, then a round of Phase 10 won by Alex (yet again). Happy Mothers Day!
Barely a Post
Today: On the team bus at 10am. Arrive Cal State Long Beach 12:45 Spend entire bus ride & ensuing down time until the game chatting with other moms (very lovely). Match starts at 3:30. Sit through tense, poorly officiated (unless you were the other team) So Cal U18 club finals that results in our team... Continue Reading →
Some of My Favorite Links
A friend questioned me on the wisdom of taking on a daily blogging challenge this month. He's right - that was a rather crazy thing to do right now. I *thought* I would be able to pile up some posts early on that I could schedule out. Hah! I absolutely NEED to do that somehow... Continue Reading →
The Most Obvious Co-opting of #BringBackOurGirls I’ve Seen Yet
Yes, I am counting this as a Merry Month of May post - hey one of the suggested topics is to write about something currently happening in the news! Anyway, since I do want folks to be educated about the quality, or lack thereof, in media - here you go. What gets me is that... Continue Reading →
Front row. Fourth from the left. Jeebus! Can't even follow wordless Wednesday rules!!
Super healthy Turkey, Bean and Veggie Soup
This is so "adapted" that I'm calling it my own at this point, even though it started out from a pin 🙂 1lb ground turkey 1 small onion, diced 4-5 carrots, peeled & diced 6 cups Vegetable or Chicken broth 1 bunch kale, ribs removed, roughly chopped 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence Salt + Pepper... Continue Reading →