What did I learn this week?

I learned that cauliflower hummus is a great alternative to butter on baked potatoes. Just ladle on a tablespoon or two and enjoy the creaminess and flavor. I learned that being judgmental can have long term implications. Case in point..I always thought it was ridiculous to put dogs in “baby carriages.” And now here I…

It’s OK to feel.

My poor daughter.. After much thought, she sent a guy she likes a small box of assorted goodies (nuts n’ stuff)  for Christmas along with a nice card. Nothing too personal, nothing too much, just a kind gesture that could be used as an opening if he was looking to develop a deeper friendship. Response?…

Choosing the “right” man & the “right” dog..

        I hope I don’t offend anyone..but as someone actively searching for a dog, I feel like I have a better appreciation for what it’s like to be a single woman in the dating world; and let me tell you– it’s ruff. It’s a sniff and dig, in and out, up and…

What’s the rush?

“What was dad like on your first date, mom?” my daughter asked as I dumped the pot of  hot spaghetti into the strainer over the sink.  I stood still for a minute, phone pressed against my neck trying to remember as the fog slowly lifted off my bifocals. “I think we played raquetball and then…

The Dating Game

My family and I moved to the US when I was sixteen years old. ( My dad and mom originally went to Germany with the Air Force and after my dad’s tour was over, they decided to stay- for over twenty years) One of the things I had to get accustomed to when we settled…