Category Archives: humor

Exercise ink/links in Minus 12…adds pink

A perfect cappaccino that winks inspires me to exercise my inks….links……. An impromptu stroll on my bike in spite of winter’s ice connects me to colleague mushroom gatherers we share a giggle, a guffaw, a hike…. Sun shines, God smiles, We are divine, … Continue reading

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Ai yai yai yai yai!!!!

Snapped these two shots en route in Loerrach, Germany.  WEH in German means “hurt”…and ZAHNARZT means “dentist”….. ..OUCH!!

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Fava Beans and Gospel (In memory of our daughter’s great-grandparents)

If our daughter’s Italian great-grandfather,  Chicch(Francesco), my husband’s grand-father, could have met our daughter’s African-American Indian great-grandmother, Mildred,(Mama Mill), my grandmother,  their conversation may have run a bit like this: Chicch:  “Mildred, This is how you make fava beans.” Mildred: “Chicch, This is how … Continue reading

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Time to be thankful

 Awaiting our friends to celebrate the year’s end Took a minute to walk through my community, around the block, at the bend, Reflected on events, challenges that attempted to steal my breath Thought about the meaning of life and the … Continue reading

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Pinto beans and Cornbread, Coconut, Pineapple and Chili Cake, Christmas & Kwanzaa

Christmas bi-coastal. ….worth the jet lag

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My Uncle’s Treat

“‘eenie meenie decimeeny oooh eye umbeleeny achicachi uberachi Y-O-U eep billy wopen boppum ooh bop a wippem wopum’” (My Uncle Charles Nolan taught this tongue twister musical warm up treat to my Sister, Brother and me when we were children. Now, 50 some years later,  I am giving voice lessons to … Continue reading

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Serenity dipped Serendipity minus the peanut butter

One thing is certain.  Life throws curve balls but we can still hit a home run. I had just finished preparing dinner last night and muffins for the next morning’s breakfast, and my husband came home, kaput,  ate, then announced, “Our customers(we … Continue reading

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