• Carrot at the end of the yawn

    I’ll be honest. Grocery runs are getting to be a big old yawn. Things seem to be the same old, same old at the grocery store every week. I can think of grocery stores where each season…

  • Lockstep day

    I had a simple lunch today. Alone. All I wanted was to eat and absolutely not have to talk to anyone. The result of two mornings of dealing with organizations that specialize in runarounds, excruciating headaches and…

  • Dill egg mayo on onion bagel toast

    It’s no secret that I love bagels. You might recall I had 2 packs of 6 bagels each in my grocery cart. At the time, I was thinking of simply eating them plain with butter. Anything beyond…

  • The outback on a slice of bread

    There are days when my weekday lunch could be as simple as buttering a slice of bread, not with your regular old butter, mind you, but with this nut butter, a gift from a friend. No one…

  • Binge-ing on favorites

    Let’s just say we took full advantage of the World Cup fever and the fact that while folks were home catching up on lost sleep, they left the city quiet and made driving and mall parking a…

  • What’s for lunch?

    Our lunches are getting simpler. Chips and our newfound 7-layer dip. So so good. And a ready-to-eat tray of shrimp cocktail. Homemade strawberry smoothie. You may not have heard of smoothie in a mug but that’s how…