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I just stumbled upon this in an old document folder on my phone. At the time this was written, I was so lost. My soul was damaged. I am better now. The day before my daughter was left for dead, ...

April 30, 2021

Days Like This in And So It Goes

The whole Key West thing turned into a fiasco. I decided to cancel the Key West Express and not even go. I regrouped and scheduled a resort on beautiful Sanibel Island, a mere 2.5 hours south...

Before I write about the whole Key West fiasco, I need to chill. It’s been a mess and I will write about it hopefully later today. As you will see in the video, I am sitting out on the lanai with...

So, it’s Tuesday. Let’s have a recipe from my blog. This is a fabulous dish. I make it often. You can find egg roll wrappers in the produce section of your market. The are the thinest fresh pasta...

December 23, 2020

Someday in And So It Goes

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.” – Agnes M. Pahro

December 06, 2020

Food Porn 1.0 in Kitchen Vixen

Pasta with my homemade sauce made from San Marzano tomato purée, baby sausage meatballs, fresh Basil from my pot, and ooey, gooey warm Buratta cheese.

Life goes on in the most mundane of ways. I’ve actually been very busy doing things. One huge project and a lot of smaller ones that I will address in my journal and hopefully not feel overwhel...

October 30, 2020

How I Made the Chili in Kitchen Vixen

last night’s chili was particularly tasty. I don’t want to forget it because it was a “clean out the freezer/clean out the cupboard/free-for-all kind of chili. 1 lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground por...

It’s another Pandemic lockdown Sunday. I’m doing laundry, reading, and generally just lounging around. I did get out of my Batman nightshirt and even brushed my hair. The scale was unkind to ...

. I’m still thinking about the baby in the medical building I’m pondering themes of racism, poverty, and isolation in Rhodesia caused by the system of Apartheid in a 1955 novel, The Grass is S...

April 15, 2020

Surreal in And So It Goes

Surreal is the only word I can think of for this past Friday, Good Friday, only the second time we have left the house in four weeks. The first time was for The Great Brit/TGB (my husband) to s...

April 14, 2020

In This Moment in And So It Goes

This morning’s gift from Mother Nature. In spite of life’s vagaries and uncertainty, at this one incredible moment when the Magnolia blossom unfolds, my world is beautiful.

Actually, it’s been three weeks and four days that we’ve been in a self-imposed lockdown. Our days have not been much different than our normal days other than the lack of presence of people, ...

April 03, 2020

Desperate times in And So It Goes

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Lig...

March 29, 2020

Piece By Piece in And So It Goes

Piece By Piece This post was originally written in 2013 and is moved here from my old blog. The moving process begins albeit ever so slowly. “To be bitter is to attribute intent and personality...

For those who do not have a Google account, I will cross-post my blog entries. Below is the first entry… Pandemic What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath — the most sacred of t...

As part of my new normal, I am blogging again. I am on a new blog platform. I will be moving my old posts and recipes from the old blog over to the new site. I wrote my first new entry today. ...

February 21, 2020

Arghh! in And So It Goes

This is why I’m crazy… I made a spill in the kitchen. When I went to grab a paper towel to clean up, of course He Who Shall Remain Nameless had used the last sheet. I said, “ “Hurry, I need more ...

February 21, 2020

Horizontal Line Break in And So It Goes

Can anyone please tell me the code to insert a horizontal line break when writing an entry? Thanks

February 18, 2020

Harbingers of Spring in And So It Goes

We’ve had our few days of winter here with nighttime lows in the 50s and daytime highs in the mid to upper sixties. First harbingers of our Florida Spring have just been spotted walking c down th...

December 31, 2019

Good Bye 2019 in And So It Goes

October 10, 2019

Beef Cake in And So It Goes

I like my men with a little meat on their bones.

October 09, 2019

Self-Absorbed in And So It Goes

I’ve been totally self-absorbed for the last few weeks. I had decided to just do whatever it was I felt I wanted to do at the time. I read…Beartown by Fredrik Backman, Us Against You, Fredrik B...

September 23, 2019

La Mer and Other Things in And So It Goes

We spent yesterday on beautiful Anna Maria Island, our local beach on the Gulf of Mexico. It was a picture perfect day. Yes, the sky is really that blue, the clouds that white and fluffy. The...

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